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  • For more than a week she lay there, little altered outwardly, with her old handsome resolute frown that I so well knew carved upon her face.
  • "Because," said I, "his is an uncommon character, and he has resolutely kept himself outside the circle, Richard."
  • But a stir in that direction, a gathering of reverential awe in the rustic faces, and a blandly ferocious assumption on the part of Mr. Boythorn of being resolutely unconscious of somebody’s existence forewarned me that the great people were come and that the service was going to begin.
  • I was to be informed, under his own hand, of all his labours and successes; I was to observe how resolute and persevering he would be; I was to be Ada’s bridesmaid when they were married; I was to live with them afterwards; I was to keep all the keys of their house; I was to be made happy for ever and a day.
  • If you had ever seen her sister, you would know her to have been as resolute and haughty as she.
  • I began with my overshadowed childhood, and passed through those timid days to the heavy time when my aunt lay dead, with her resolute face so cold and set, and when I was more solitary with Mrs. Rachael than if I had had no one in the world to speak to or to look at.
  • In short," says the trooper, folding his arms more resolutely yet, "I mean—TO—scratch me!"

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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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