All Stoniton had heard of Dinah Morris, the young Methodist woman who had brought the obstinate
criminal to confess, and there was as much eagerness to see her as to see the wretched Hetty.
He was passionate though silent, obstinate
, and a good deal suspicious of strangers; of immovable courage, in flexible honesty, and undeviating in his friendships.
If a woman may ever be said to be in safety from the determined Perseverance of disagreeable Lovers and the cruel Persecutions of obstinate
Fathers, surely it must be at such a time of Life.
Ah, well--" It was their old interminable argument as to the obstinate
unwillingness of the "clever people" to frequent the fashionable, and both men knew that there was no use in prolonging it.
I did not think you had been so obstinate
, Catherine," said James; "you were not used to be so hard to persuade; you once were the kindest, best-tempered of my sisters.
She realized that if she said a word about his not going to the battle (she knew he enjoyed the thought of the impending engagement) he would say something about men, honor, and the fatherland- something senseless, masculine, and obstinate
which there would be no contradicting, and her plans would be spoiled; and so, hoping to arrange to leave before then and take Petya with her as their protector and defender, she did not answer him, but after dinner called the count aside and implored him with tears to take her away quickly, that very night if possible.
one, you saw the look on your husband's face as he left you.
remarked Tip, with a shudder at the thought of Mombi's black kettle; "and obstinate
Francine (as her straight chin proclaimed to all students of physiognomy) was an obstinate
The Horse chose his earliest years and gave them his own attributes: hence every man is in his youth impetuous, headstrong, and obstinate
in maintaining his own opinion.
But I was, as usual, too obstinate
to own myself defeated.
My uncle tells me I am obstinate
and wrong in refusing to give Anne up.