He wanted Colia, but firmly resolved to leave the general behind.
He resolved therefore, to see it out, and to adopt the attitude of silent spectator, as most suited to his dignity.
However, a week later she received another letter from the same source, and at last resolved to speak.
"I felt sure you would think I had some object in view when I resolved to pay you this visit," the prince interrupted; "but I give you my word, beyond the pleasure of making your acquaintance I had no personal object whatever."
If I had not formed a final resolve, but had decided to wait until the last minute, I should not leave my room, or accept his invitation to come and die at Pavlofsk.
So that no logic, or logical deductions, had anything to do with my resolve;—it was simply a matter of disgust.
It may be that I have resolved to satisfy Mr. Burdovsky’s claim.
I have resolved to give him ten thousand roubles; that is about the sum which I calculate that Pavlicheff must have spent on me.
I felt resolved that he should speak first.
At the words "one can’t get rid of him," Colia was very angry, and nearly flew into a rage; but he resolved to be quiet for the time and show his resentment later.
I have said above that the determination needed by me for the accomplishment of my final resolve, came to hand not through any sequence of causes, but thanks to a certain strange circumstance which had perhaps no connection whatever with the matter at issue.
On scrutinizing him, the prince soon saw that the general was quite a different man from what he had been the day before; he looked like one who had come to some momentous resolve.
With this resolve firmly impressed upon her mind, she awoke next day; but during the morning, after her early lunch, she fell into a condition of remarkable inconsistency.
He seemed to have been born with overwrought nerves, and in his passionate desire to excel, he was often led to the brink of some rash step; and yet, having resolved upon such a step, when the moment arrived, he invariably proved too sensible to take it.
There are no more uses of "resolve" in the book.
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She resolved to never drink again.
She never waivered in her resolve to attend a good college.