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  • ’I’m not coming an hour later in the morning, you know,’ said Tim, breaking out all at once, and looking very resolute.
  • Occupied in such discourse, they walked on for a couple of hours, as they might have done for a couple of days if Nicholas had not sat himself down on a stone by the wayside, and resolutely declared his intention of not moving another step until Newman Noggs turned back.
  • And notwithstanding various blandishments on the part of Mr Mantalini, Madame Mantalini still said no, and said it too with such determined and resolute ill-temper, that Mr Mantalini was clearly taken aback.
  • Well, then,’ said Tim, folding his arms resolutely, ’where is it?’
  • At length, he drew a long slow breath, and still maintaining his position on the tilted stool, glanced at brother Charles, secretly pointed with the feather of his pen towards Nicholas, and nodded his head in a grave and resolute manner, plainly signifying ’He’ll do.’
  • ’You will scarcely remain in my house, I presume, sir, against my will,’ said Ralph; ’or you can scarcely hope to make an impression upon a man who closes his ears to all that you can say, and is firmly and resolutely determined not to hear you.’
  • When the delicate physical powers which have been sustained by an unnatural strain upon the mental energies and a resolute determination not to yield, at last give way, their degree of prostration is usually proportionate to the strength of the effort which has previously upheld them.

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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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