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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • For the honour of the family, I could even resolve to incommode you to that extent.
  • That, he had been the prisoner’s friend, but, at once in an auspicious and an evil hour detecting his infamy, had resolved to immolate the traitor he could no longer cherish in his bosom, on the sacred altar of his country.
  • If he had had any particle of doubt left, her talk would of necessity have resolved it; but he was by that time clear-headed, and had none.
  • A trying suspense, to be passing a whole summer night on the brink of the black ocean, ready to take that plunge into it upon which Monsieur Gabelle had resolved!
  • Mr. Stryver having made up his mind to that magnanimous bestowal of good fortune on the Doctor’s daughter, resolved to make her happiness known to her before he left town for the Long Vacation.
  • He abandoned that attempt on the first day, and resolved merely to keep himself always before him, as a silent protest against the delusion into which he had fallen, or was falling.
  • In the hope of his recovery, and of resort to this third course being thereby rendered practicable, Mr. Lorry resolved to watch him attentively, with as little appearance as possible of doing so.
  • As I serve my gun that day, I resolve, when the place shall fall, to examine that cell.
  • Now, the stake I have resolved to play for, in case of the worst, is a friend in the Conciergerie.
  • I had considered the question, and had resolved to accept nothing.
  • I had kept the matter a profound secret, even from my wife; and this, too, I resolved to state in my letter.
  • "It is best," he said, finally resolved, "that these people should know there is such a man as I here."
  • Therefore, he resolved to keep Two before his mind, as the hour, and so to strengthen himself in the interval that he might be able, after that time, to strengthen others.
  • The result of that conference was, that Gabelle again withdrew himself to his housetop behind his stack of chimneys; this time resolved, if his door were broken in (he was a small Southern man of retaliative temperament), to pitch himself head foremost over the parapet, and crush a man or two below.

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  • She resolved to never drink again.
  • She never waivered in her resolve to attend a good college.

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