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David Copperfield
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  • When I awoke next morning, I was resolute to declare my passion to Dora, and know my fate.
  • My aunt being resolute, I went out and got the ale myself.
  • What I had to do, was, to turn the painful discipline of my younger days to account, by going to work with a resolute and steady heart.
  • We exhorted him to be resolute in this, and left my aunt to observe him.
  • I didn’t exactly say so; I softened it down as much as I could; but I implied it, and I was resolute upon it.
  • I don’t think I made myself very ridiculous, but I know I was resolute.
  • He put his hand down firmly on the table, and set his sunburnt face into a resolute expression.
  • ’ Mr. Micawber folded his arms in a resolute manner, as if he were then stationed on the figure-head.
  • In the morning, too, when I felt weary, and should have enjoyed another hour’s repose very much, it was a tiresome thing to be roused, like the Sultana Scheherazade, and forced into a long story before the getting-up bell rang; but Steerforth was resolute; and as he explained to me, in return, my sums and exercises, and anything in my tasks that was too hard for me, I was no loser by the transaction.
  • The resolute and unrelenting hatred of her tone, its cold stern sharpness, and its mastered rage, presented her before me, as if I had seen her standing in the light.
  • My aunt tied the strings of her bonnet (she had come down to breakfast in it), and put on her shawl, as if she were ready for anything that was resolute and uncompromising.
  • And had I truly disciplined my heart to this, and could I resolutely bear it, and calmly hold the place in her home which she had calmly held in mine, — when I found my eyes resting on a countenance that might have arisen out of the fire, in its association with my early remembrances.

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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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