When Grey attempted to persevere with his scheme he was recalled.
Meanwhile, however, he was encouraged to persevere by the fact that his brother Theobald had withdrawn his claim to the duchy of Normandy, and retired in his favor.
But he could persevere in an astute policy under the cover of an easy geniality and had no scruples.
Although he seems a rather irritable fellow, I am willing to persevere with him for your sake, my dear lady.
At first all will be dark and comfortless; but if thou persevere day and night, thou wilt feel an ineffable jay; and no sooner has the soul discovered the place of the heart than it is involved in a mystic and ethereal light."