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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 Glories of Byzantium

  • The right to the Mass itself from IMMEMORIAL CUSTOM perdured from the sixth century through 1570 and was not affected by Q.P.T.

    Fellay speaks: The talks begin in the autumn of 2009

  • For what seems like an aeon—seems? nay, it is—his abominable peregrinations on the frangible stage that fame and wealth erect have perdured.

    Black day in July

  • 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.

    Jihad Watch

  • When wondering why the image perdured, the Dunnings launched upon an obvious but radical explanation: birds are easier to draw than fire and wind.

    The Ironic Catholic


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