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resignation
used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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resignation
Used in
A Tale of Two Cities
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  • There was a hurry, too, in all his thoughts, a turbulent and heated working of his heart, that contended against resignation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • If, for a moment, he did feel resigned, then his wife and child who had to live after him, seemed to protest and to make it a selfish thing.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He had not returned sooner, he replied, simply because he had no means of living in France, save those he had resigned; whereas, in England, he lived by giving instruction in the French language and literature.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Sadly, sadly, the sun rose; it rose upon no sadder sight than the man of good abilities and good emotions, incapable of their directed exercise, incapable of his own help and his own happiness, sensible of the blight on him, and resigning himself to let it eat him away.  (not reviewed by editor)

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