For again Starbuck's downcast eyes lighted up with the stubbornness
of life; the subterranean laugh died away; the winds blew on; the sails filled out; the ship heaved and rolled as before.
He could not be persuaded to do a thing while it could do any good--he was iron, he was adamant in his stubbornness
then--but as soon as the thing had reached a point where it would be positively harmful to do it, do it he would, and nothing could stop him.
I was wrong to attempt to deceive you; but I feared a stubbornness
that exists in your character.
Pride, contempt, defiance, stubbornness
, submission, lamentation, succeeded one another; so did varieties of sunken cheek, cadaverous colour, emaciated hands and figures.
won't do here,' said his sister 'What it wants is, to be crushed.
From the first discovery of the Western Hemisphere by Columbus until the settlement of Virginia which immediately preceded that of Plymouth, the various adventurers from the ancient world had exhibited upon innumerable occasions that ardor of enterprise and that stubbornness
of pursuit which set all danger at defiance, and chained the violence of nature at their feet.
of the bird which would not talk when people watched him!
I know all about it, for I was a rich man once, and did much wrong in the stubbornness
of my pride, and in the confidence that my father and my brothers would support me; therefore let a man fear God in all things always, and take the good that heaven may see fit to send him without vain glory.
There is a stubbornness
about me that never can bear to
The odium of this stubbornness
was shared in a great measure by the child's protectors, insomuch that Tobias and Dorothy very shortly began to experience a most bitter species of persecution, in the cold regards of many a friend whom they had valued.
Well, ‘Duke is a liberal-hearted fellow, with all his stubbornness
He had been ill, wayworn, sick at heart, still he had kept forward; but now his strength and his stubbornness