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 Pegg (Katharine).Peine Forte et Dure. 
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E. Cobham Brewer 1810–1897. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898.
 
Pegging Away (Keep).
 
Keep on attacking, and you will assuredly prevail. “But screw your courage to the sticking-place, and we’ll not fail” (Macbeth). Patience and perseverance will overcome mountains. It was President Lincoln who gave this advice to the Federals in the American civil war.   1
 


 Pegg (Katharine).Peine Forte et Dure. 

 
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