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But the fellow was now staring down mulishly at his hands.
I mulishly believed that if I had at least one more opportunity like the one during the winter, everything would be different, and Mary or Magdalene, it didn't matter which, would talk like Sapfo, like our beautiful, sweet Bozena Nemcova.
." But Kipling was far too smart to mean that people should be victims of incompetence or mulishly stubborn or blindly loyal to either their professions or their class.
Also due to stay in training is Irish St Leger runner-up Clowance, who behaved mulishly in front of the stalls but then stayed on for fourth under Kieren Fallon.
It is certainly true that teachers and school boards could be more inspired in their approach, but playing the unabashed elitist, clinging mulishly to a belief in Literature, isn't helping either.