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resignation
used in Wuthering Heights

9 uses
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  • In her absence I began to beg for Zillah's place at the Heights, offering to resign mine to her; but he would suffer it on no account.
    Chapter 29 (41% in)
Other Uses (with this meaning)
  • She could not bear the notion which I had put into her head of Mr. Linton's philosophical resignation.
    Chapter 12 (16% in)
  • Time brought resignation, and a melancholy sweeter than common joy.
    Chapter 17 (77% in)
  • No plan offered itself: the very exhibition of any desire to keep him would have rendered the claimant more peremptory: there was nothing left but to resign him.
    Chapter 19 (89% in)
  • I'd rather resign her to God, and lay her in the earth before me.'
    Chapter 25 (42% in)
  • 'Resign her to God as it is, sir,' I answered, 'and if we should lose you — which may He forbid — under His providence, I'll stand her friend and counsellor to the last.
    Chapter 25 (43% in)
  • He opened them suddenly, and resigned the object of dispute; but, ere she had well secured it, he seized her with the liberated hand, and, pulling her on his knee, administered with the other a shower of terrific slaps on both sides of the head, each sufficient to have fulfilled his threat, had she been able to fall.'
    Chapter 27 (47% in)
  • He took the one I had away, and ordered her to resign hers to me; she refused, and he — he struck her down, and wrenched it off the chain, and crushed it with his foot.'
    Chapter 28 (43% in)
  • He lay an image of sadness and resignation awaiting his death.
    Chapter 28 (55% in)

There are no more uses of "resignation" in Wuthering Heights.

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