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resignation
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Jane Eyre
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  • I am sure there is a future state; I believe God is good; I can resign my immortal part to Him without any misgiving.
  • The moment Miss Scatcherd withdrew after afternoon school, I ran to Helen, tore it off, and thrust it into the fire: the fury of which she was incapable had been burning in my soul all day, and tears, hot and large, had continually been scalding my cheek; for the spectacle of her sad resignation gave me an intolerable pain at the heart.

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  • He does not care for that: when my time came to die, he would resign me, in all serenity and sanctity, to the God who gave me.

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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
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