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  • And it was the din of all these hollow-sounding voices that made him halt irresolutely in the pursuit of phantoms.
  • While his mind had been pursuing its intangible phantoms and turning in irresolution from such pursuit he had heard about him the constant voices of his father and of his masters, urging him to be a gentleman above all things and urging him to be a good catholic above all things.
  • Stephen, checked by the crowd at the door, halted irresolutely.

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  • When I came to you last week and found you alone, I came determined to know the truth; though irresolute what to do when it WAS known.
    Austen, Jane  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • He was near the door now, barely two feet away from me where I stood at the threshold, irresolute, not knowing whether to forge on toward my room or to turn and flee.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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