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resignation
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Pride and Prejudice
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resignation
Used in
Pride and Prejudice
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  • Lady Catherine seemed resigned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In vain did Elizabeth attempt to make her reasonable, and Jane to make her resigned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He meant to resign his commission immediately; and as to his future situation, he could conjecture very little about it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Resignation to inevitable evils is the evil duty of us all; the peculiar duty of a young man who has been so fortunate as I have been in early preferment; and I trust I am resigned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Resignation to inevitable evils is the evil duty of us all; the peculiar duty of a young man who has been so fortunate as I have been in early preferment; and I trust I am resigned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Your daughter Elizabeth, it is presumed, will not long bear the name of Bennet, after her elder sister has resigned it, and the chosen partner of her fate may be reasonably looked up to as one of the most illustrious personages in this land.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Perhaps not the less so from feeling a doubt of my positive happiness had my fair cousin honoured me with her hand; for I have often observed that resignation is never so perfect as when the blessing denied begins to lose somewhat of its value in our estimation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I knew that Mr. Wickham ought not to be a clergyman; the business was therefore soon settled—he resigned all claim to assistance in the church, were it possible that he could ever be in a situation to receive it, and accepted in return three thousand pounds.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But when she read and re-read with the closest attention, the particulars immediately following of Wickham's resigning all pretensions to the living, of his receiving in lieu so considerable a sum as three thousand pounds, again was she forced to hesitate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • His marriage was now fast approaching, and she was at length so far resigned as to think it inevitable, and even repeatedly to say, in an ill-natured tone, that she (wished they might be happy."  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accepted it with resignation
as in: submitted her resignation
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