Oh my word

I’m sorry I am posting this rather late in the week. Get ready to add a new word to your weekend vocabulary!

Ob-dur-ate {ob-doo-rit} from page 164 in LIttle Dorrit.

1. unmoved by persuasion, pity, or tender feelings; stubborn and unyielding.

2.  stubbornly resistant to moral influence; persistently impenitent.

“For, while all that was hard and stern in his recollection, remained Reality on being proved — was obdurate to the sight and touch, and relaxed nothing of its old indomitable grimness — the one tender recollection of his experience would not bear the same test, and melted away.’  This is referring to Mr. Clennam and his unhappy childhood. Read the book to find out why! I am exactly 100 pages past this part but am continuing to flounder on page 264, chapter 23. *sigh*


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