Since this is so," he continued, "everyone must work perseveringly
and determinedly, despite all provocation, toward peace.
Educator Friedrich Froebel, the father of the modern kindergarten, goes so far as to say that "a child who plays thoroughly and perseveringly
, until physical fatigue forbids, will be a determined adult, capable of self-sacrifice both for his own welfare and that of others.
Day by day, patiently, perseveringly
, with infernal art, you wound your coils about me--day by day, hour by hour, until my heart, my soul, myself was yours.
Collins, who continued most perseveringly
by her side, and though he could not prevail with her to dance with him again, put it out of her power to dance with others" (102)--reflecting Catherine Morland's dilemma in Northanger Abbey.
Their sustained pressure, he argues, is what induced the Kerala State to work so perseveringly
, together with highly mobilized peasants and workers, toward transforming pre-capitalist Indian social and e conomic relations.
He had laboured zealously, earnestly and perseveringly
in this good work, and if we had not enjoyed his assistance -- the weight and influence of his name, -- he questioned very much whether this union would have been so soon and so happily consummated as it had.
My opinion is, that it would be good both for him and for us if we should perseveringly
attempt to put up with his oddities and handle him as a pet.
At base, he casts it as a story of the Laichinger as a community dealing - warily, resourcefully, perseveringly
- with larger forces that extended beyond their horizon.
Although the child's actions are a clumsy attempt--not consciously masochistic--Lucy views the scene differently: "[S]he bored perseveringly
with a needle, that in her fingers seemed almost a skewer, pricking herself ever and anon, marking the cambric with a track of minute red dots; occasionally starting when the perverse weapon--swerving from her control--inflicted a deeper stab than usual; but still silent, diligent, absorbed, womanly" (p.
The former introduces us to the surprisingly postmodern premises of a prewar philosopher, the latter to the perseveringly
prewar preoccupations of a postmodernist theorist.