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- v. Simple past tense and past participle of perdure.
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Yet the adjective "Byzantine," first adopted by 16th-century humanists to distinguish east from west, is more than just a convenience; it recalls the city's original pride and draws attention to the extraordinary vitality of an empire that perdured with such success after the western empire's collapse.
The right to the Mass itself from IMMEMORIAL CUSTOM perdured from the sixth century through 1570 and was not affected by Q.P.T.
For what seems like an aeon—seems? nay, it is—his abominable peregrinations on the frangible stage that fame and wealth erect have perdured.
The Muslim holy book contains a great deal of material that forms the foundation for a hatred of Jews that has perdured throughout Islamic history.
When wondering why the image perdured, the Dunnings launched upon an obvious but radical explanation: birds are easier to draw than fire and wind.