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Definition of Hardheadedness
1. [n -ES]
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Literary usage of Hardheadedness
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1. Library of Literary Criticism of English and American Authors by Charles Wells Moulton (1910)
"There was hardheadedness, originality, and sometimes a touch of imagination. But there seemed to be also a hard and hopeless onesidedness, as if nothing in ..."
2. The Bookman (1900)
"... if Lincoln or Grant or Sherman, or any other of our great men whose reputation for hardheadedness is still intact ever corresponded much with his wife, ..."
3. The Quarterly Review by William Gifford, George Walter Prothero, John Gibson Lockhart, John Murray, Whitwell Elwin, John Taylor Coleridge, Rowland Edmund Prothero Ernle, William Macpherson, William Smith (1875)
"... and his unfortunate rence in his eulogium upon Lord Charles Russell to the eral bias ofthat official—his moderation, his hardheadedness Mr. Bright ..."
4. Speeches on Questions of Public Policy by John Bright (1879)
"... and if they were to give a little of that energy and hardheadedness which they give to their ordinary work to the pursuit of knowledge in an evening, ..."
5. Adventures of a Younger Son by Edward John Trelawny (1890)
"... of an old salt with the hardheadedness of a man of the world. It is true that the former of these characters certainly appertains more to ..."
6. Tudor Ideals by Lewis Einstein (1921)
"The hardheadedness of the Tudors found relaxation in playing with fancies whose worth they would have been the last to exaggerate. In an age of transition, ..."
7. A Survey of English Literature 1780-1880 by Oliver Elton (1920)
"... acuteness and hardheadedness. His largest conception, namely the broadening of the basis of the Church, sank into the mind of Newman, who had sat under ..."