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  • At the question: Should they go abroad? the doctor plunged into deep meditation, as though resolving a weighty problem.
  • Levin had meant to tell his brother of his determination to get married, and to ask his advice; he had indeed firmly resolved to do so.
  • But today he was resolved to have it out.
  • The thought that if he were held in check by her tone of quiet friendliness he would end by going back again without deciding anything came into his mind, and he resolved to make a struggle against it.
  • In the first place he resolved that from that day he would give up hoping for any extraordinary happiness, such as marriage must have given him, and consequently he would not so disdain what he really had.
  • The snipe had ceased flying; but Levin resolved to stay a little longer, till Venus, which he saw below a branch of birch, should be above it, and the stars of the Great Bear should be perfectly plain.
  • Resolving on this, he promptly wrote a note to Rolandak, who had more than once sent to him with offers to buy horses from him.
  • Then remembering his brother Nikolay, he resolved to himself that he would never allow himself to forget him, that he would follow him up, and not lose sight of him, so as to be ready to help when things should go ill with him.
  • "I will tell him everything, without reserve, and I will make him speak without reserve, too, and I’ll show him that I love him, and so understand him," Levin resolved to himself, as, towards eleven o’clock, he reached the hotel of which he had the address.
  • But can it be true that you are resolved on a divorce?
  • I am resolved on extreme measures.
  • All the hatred of that day when he had resolved on a divorce had sprung up again in his soul.
  • He had resolved from the first to tell her two things—that he was not chaste as she was, and that he was not a believer.
  • You know I had resolved on a divorce, and had even begun to take proceedings.
  • They resolved to go to Russia, to the country.
  • I don’t blame you, and God is my witness that on seeing you at the time of your illness I resolved with my whole heart to forget all that had passed between us and to begin a new life.
  • And resolving that he would not fail to do it next day, he went up to his wife.
  • Often, too, talking to the peasants and explaining to them all the advantages of the plan, Levin felt that the peasants heard nothing but the sound of his voice, and were firmly resolved, whatever he might say, not to let themselves be taken in.
  • Feeling refreshed, he went back to the spot where a snipe had settled, firmly resolved to keep cool.
  • Dolly was in despair, she detested her husband, despised him, pitied him, resolved on a separation, resolved to refuse, but ended by agreeing to sell part of her property.
  • Dolly was in despair, she detested her husband, despised him, pitied him, resolved on a separation, resolved to refuse, but ended by agreeing to sell part of her property.
  • Chapter 32 Before Vronsky’s departure for the elections, Anna had reflected that the scenes constantly repeated between them each time he left home, might only make him cold to her instead of attaching him to her, and resolved to do all she could to control herself so as to bear the parting with composure.
  • Apart from such exceptions, he resolved upon an increased outlay only where there was a surplus, and in making such an outlay he went into the minutest details, and insisted on getting the very best for his money; so that by the method on which he managed his affairs, it was clear that he was not wasting, but increasing his substance.

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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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