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resolute
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Jane Eyre
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  • He seemed to say, with his sad and resolute look, if he did not say it with his lips, "I love you, and I know you prefer me."
  • I see at intervals the glance of a curious sort of bird through the close-set bars of a cage: a vivid, restless, resolute captive is there; were it but free, it would soar cloud-high.
  • I that evening shut my eyes resolutely against the future: I stopped my cars against the voice that kept warning me of near separation and coming grief.
  • But I am not angry, Jane: I only love you too well; and you had steeled your little pale face with such a resolute, frozen look, I could not endure it.
  • I wonder what other bridegroom ever looked as he did — so bent up to a purpose, so grimly resolute: or who, under such steadfast brows, ever revealed such flaming and flashing eyes.
  • I could not forget how the arm had trembled which he rested on my shoulder: and it was no light matter which could thus bow the resolute spirit and thrill the vigorous frame of Fairfax Rochester.
  • I now inform you that she is my wife, whom I married fifteen years ago, — Bertha Mason by name; sister of this resolute personage, who is now, with his quivering limbs and white cheeks, showing you what a stout heart men may bear.
  • Consider that eye: consider the resolute, wild, free thing looking out of it, defying me, with more than courage — with a stern triumph.
  • But he curbed it, I think, as a resolute rider would curb a rearing steed.
  • A more resolute, indefatigable pioneer never wrought amidst rocks and dangers.
  • In the resolute readiness with which you cut your wealth into four shares, keeping but one to yourself, and relinquishing the three others to the claim of abstract justice, I recognised a soul that revelled in the flame and excitement of sacrifice.
  • Wild was the wrestle which should be paramount; but another feeling rose and triumphed: something hard and cynical: self-willed and resolute: it settled his passion and petrified his countenance: he went on — "During the moment I was silent, Miss Eyre, I was arranging a point with my destiny.

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  • She stood resolute as some complained that she was asking too much of the team.
  • She has a resolute and unshakeable faith in his character.

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