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  • Tofano a jot from his obstinat determination: but he still persisting therin, thus she spake.

    The Decameron

  • And it will be odd if his presence amongst us, after his running so many hazards to compass it, do not turn the hearts of even the most obstinat.

    Memoirs of the Jacobites of 1715 and 1745. Volume I.

  • In this meantyme, four [840] zealous men, considdering how obstinat, prowde, and dispitefull the Bischope of Murray [841] had bein befoir; how he had threatned the town be his soldiouris and freindis, who lay in

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • King him salf being present, upoun a Good Friday in the mornyng: In the which, all thingis war so levelye expressed, that the verray sempill people understood and confessed, that as the Preastis and obstinat

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • Goddis propheittis, declairing his good promisses to thame that reapentis, and threatnyng to obstinat wicked doaris, everlesting destructioun.

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • And when I have reassoned all that I can do with my self in it, I think it ay best to serve God, and obey his manifest word, and nott be obstinat in his contrarie: syne to give thare dew obedience to our Princes, rewllaris, and magistratis, and to hear the voce of

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • When God had gevin unto that indurat Prince sufficient documentis, that his rebellioun against his blessed Evangell should not prosperouslie succeid, hie rases up against him warr, as that he did against obstinat

    The Works of John Knox, Vol. 1 (of 6)

  • The king to be out of trouble, permitted Thurstan to returne into the realme, and so repaire vnto Yorke; but with condition, that he should not exercise any iurisdiction out of his owne diocesse as metropolitane, till he had confessed his obstinat errour, and acknowleged his obedience to the church of Canturburie.

    Chronicles of England, Scotland and Ireland (2 of 6): England (3 of 12) Henrie I.

  • Ther was only the master & some other obstinat fellows that opposed; but at length I got all to consent, and having taken the things out, wee delivered the Bark unto Mr. Bridgar, taking his receipt.

    Voyages of Peter Esprit Radisson

  • Mr. Graves was a godly learned Man, a good Tutor, and solid preacher: His obstinat ad - herence to some superstitious conceipts of the Comon -

    Collections of the Massachusetts Historical Society

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  • Isn't that missing an "n?" Oh...never mind.

    March 3, 2008

  • Is this really the word in Swedish? Same as English but without the final E? How interesting!

    March 3, 2008

  • Means being stubborn, going against what other people say or do.

    March 2, 2008