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But he was a true son of Idaho, crotchety and strange yet pertinaciously loyal, and can you blame him for resenting that part-time resident Ernest Hemingway was feted as the Gem State's author?
the more strongly" and clutched "the more pertinaciously, by rendering it visible to the bodily eye.
Pertinaciously, I believe in the sanctity of the hunting fraternity as a whole.
Like Ayscough, Bartholomew is legitimized by his book learning, as Nicholas Saunderson, the 'fourth Lucasian professor' at Christ's College, Cambridge, testifies in writing: '[Bartholomew] has most pertinaciously continued his studies in the mathematick science and in all to which it pertains.
While the other experts restricted their analysis to the traditional definition of heresy as an erroneous opinion maintained pertinaciously (a definition that rendered it more difficult to make the connection with practices of black magic), Enrico takes another path, more accommodating of the notion of pact with the devil.
Yet it is pertinaciously adhered to" (Congressional Globe 1858, 1073).
Genocide scholars around the world have repeatedly and pertinaciously affirmed the historical reality of the Armenian genocide.
He said in one of his reviews that his countrymen "adhere pertinaciously to the .
729, 729 (according to LaFave, a title aimed at "these logomachists who pertinaciously anathematize polysyllabical sesquipedalianism as dysteleogical"): Wayne R.
The heretic is a Christian who pertinaciously maintains positions on matters of faith which either contradict or are not condoned by the Church.
But how could I deny that I possess these hands and this body, and withal escape being classed with persons in a state of insanity, whose brains are so disordered and clouded by dark bilious vapors as to cause them pertinaciously to assert that they are monarchs when they are in the greatest poverty; or clothed [in gold] and purple when destitute of any covering; or that their head is made of clay, their body of glass, or that they are gourds?
Neither could any thing in outward show, be more unlike a modern belle, arrayed in the mode de Paris of the last Courier des dames, than Hope Leslie, in her dress of silk or muslin, shaped with some deference to the fashion of the day, but more according to the dictates of her own skill and classic taste, which she followed, somewhat pertinaciously, in spite of the suggestions of her experienced aunt.