And thus, while the one ship went cheerily before the breeze, the other stubbornly
fought against it; and so the two vessels parted; the crew of the Pequod looking with grave, lingering glances towards the receding Bachelor; but the Bachelor's men never heeding their gaze for the lively revelry they were in.
He had spoken courteously, deferentially, yet so firmly, so stubbornly
, that for a long while she could make no answer.
I was far from expecting ever to belong to him, for the price asked for me from the time I was first enslaved was exorbitant, and always provoked either anger or derision, yet my master stuck stubbornly
to it -- twenty-two dollars.
But very often, and even most often, choice is utterly and stubbornly
opposed to reason ...
His mighty strokes bade fair to close up the distance between us in short order, for at best I could make but slow progress with my unfamiliar craft, which nosed stubbornly
in every direction but that which I desired to follow, so that fully half my energy was expended in turning its blunt prow back into the course.
But Lamai, eyes stubbornly
sullen, with mutinous foot-stampings and a perfect knowledge that all was clear behind him to leap and flee away if his mother rushed upon him, persisted in retaining his puppy dog.
"I mean to say that I wouldn't mind if I had several wishbones of the same kind," retorted Peter stubbornly
Frequently I threatened that, if he did not do better, he should have another line: then he would stubbornly
refuse to write this line; and I, to save my word, had finally to resort to the expedient of holding his fingers upon the pen, and forcibly drawing his hand up and down, till, in spite of his resistance, the line was in some sort completed.
I tried to burst open the door; but it stubbornly
"It was th' wind," said Martha stubbornly
. "An' if it wasn't, it was little Betty Butterworth, th' scullery-maid.
His dulled senses wished him to swoon and he opposed them stubbornly
, his mind portraying unknown dangers and mutilations if he should fall upon the field.
They were backing toward the apartment, stubbornly
resisting the advance of a handful of red men who faced them and forced them slowly but inevitably back.