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resolve
used in
The Scarlet Letter

9 uses
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  • Let it suffice that the clergyman resolved to flee, and not alone.
    Chapter 18 -- A Flood of Sunshine (32% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • But Hester could not resolve the query, being herself in a dismal labyrinth of doubt.
    Chapter 6 -- Pearl (97% in)
  • Under the appellation of Roger Chillingworth, the reader will remember, was hidden another name, which its former wearer had resolved should never more be spoken.
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (1% in)
  • He resolved not to be pilloried beside her on her pedestal of shame.
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (5% in)
  • In pursuance of this resolve, he took up his residence in the Puritan town as Roger Chillingworth, without other introduction than the learning and intelligence of which he possessed more than a common measure.
    Chapter 9 -- The Leech (8% in)
  • In fine, Hester Prynne resolved to meet her former husband, and do what might be in her power for the rescue of the victim on whom he had so evidently set his gripe.
    Chapter 13 -- Another View of Hester (98% in)
  • Hester Prynne remained constant in her resolve to make known to Mr. Dimmesdale, at whatever risk of present pain or ulterior consequences, the true character of the man who had crept into his intimacy.
    Chapter 16 -- A Forest Walk (1% in)
  • Resolve for me!
    Chapter 17 -- The Pastor and his Parishioner (75% in)
  • "Thou art crushed under this seven years' weight of misery," replied Hester, fervently resolved to buoy him up with her own energy.
    Chapter 17 -- The Pastor and his Parishioner (90% in)

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