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  • n. Plural form of persistence.

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Examples

  • What are these persistences among a people, these traditions and offices, but traps? the sexual fetishes Christianity knows how to flash, to lure us in, meant to remind us of earliest infant love ....

    Gravity's Rainbow

  • The mathematical parts are especially impressive: distribution of the dust of Krakatoa; velocity of translation and rates of subsidence; altitudes and persistences --

    The Book of the Damned

  • As the only persistences of it through the last storm were to be found where the snow-shoes had left deep notches on the fallen timber, this was not an easy matter.

    The Silent Places

  • It should be possible to see the error even without persistences with more than 50 clients, even now that 1.2 supports epoll.

    Planet MySQL

  • "that the strengths of the inner cohesions between psychical states must be proportionate to the persistences of the outer relations symbolised," it follows that the development of intelligence is "secured by the one simple principle that experience of the outer relations _produces_ inner cohesions, and makes the inner cohesions strong in proportion as the outer relations are persistent."

    A Candid Examination of Theism

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