The nation was too proud to accept defeat, and persevered in the unhappy attempt to reverse the fortunes of war.
Cromwell, however, persevered, reminding Fortescue, who was left in command, that the war was one against the" Roman Babylon,"that they were" fighting the Lord's battles "; and he sent out reinforcements under Sedgwick, offering inducements to the New Englanders to migrate to Jamaica.
The viceroys of Peru still persevered in their attempts to plant a colony in the hypothetical southern continent.
On the archiepiscopal throne Chrysostom still persevered in the practice of monastic simplicity.
Nevertheless, these devoted men persevered in their work.