She looked across the room at him with an expression of mingled obstinacy and false humility.
"The Cathedral" by Sir Hugh Walpole
Gervaise, with her woman's obstinacy, kept repeating an argument which she considered unanswerable.
"L'Assommoir" by Emile Zola
The hourly threatenings of your fine fellow, as well as your own unheard-of obstinacy, will account to you for all this.
"Clarissa, Volume 1 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
I see no obstinacy, no perverseness, in her manner!
"Clarissa, Volume 2 (of 9)" by Samuel Richardson
Lee's obstinacy was punished by his being overtaken and captured by the enemy.
"Beacon Lights of History, Volume XI" by John Lord
This giant labor of men, this obstinacy in living, is their excuse, is redemption.
"Doctor Pascal" by Emile Zola
Revenge and obstinacy, Mr. Hickman, will make women, the best of them, do very unaccountable things.
"Clarissa, Volume 7" by Samuel Richardson
It is disagreeable to see one's fellows practise obstinacy.
"The Man Who Laughs" by Victor Hugo
Mr. Chadwick Champneys sighed, face to face with Champneys obstinacy.
"The Purple Heights" by Marie Conway Oemler
The bitter obstinacy of the opposition?
"Quiet Talks about Jesus" by S. D. Gordon
The old maid's persistent obstinacy so far succeeded that Steinbock was taken on to design ornament.
"Poor Relations" by Honore de Balzac
Both sides imagine treachery, pride prevents an explanation, and the rupture comes about through obstinacy.
"Library Of The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol 3" by Various
At the place of execution he appeared scarce without any appearance of terror, much less of obstinacy or contempt of death.
"Lives Of The Most Remarkable Criminals Who have been Condemned and Executed for Murder, the Highway, Housebreaking, Street Robberies, Coining or other offences" by Arthur L. Hayward
Through his obstinacy they failed.
"Sketches of the Covenanters" by J. C. McFeeters
Rose had returned with bitter persistence to the siege of her father's obstinacy.
"Leonora" by Arnold Bennett
Her obstinacy was ridiculous, but must be reckoned on.
"The Lure of the North" by Harold Bindloss
John's nature was purely obstinate, and obstinacy is weakness.
"The Story of the Foss River Ranch" by Ridgwell Cullum
I fear they will; there is usually an obstinacy in weakness.
"The Journal of Sir Walter Scott" by Walter Scott
Among heretics and those possessed, such obstinacy as hers was not unparalleled.
"The Life of Joan of Arc, Vol. 1 and 2 (of 2)" by Anatole France
Whoever would have suspected such obstinacy in the O'Bake; she who always was so yielding within her home and outside of it.
"The Yotsuya Kwaidan or O'Iwa Inari" by James S. De Benneville