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  • His resolution was soon formed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Eleanor seemed now impelled into resolution and speech.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When Catherine knew this, her resolution was directly made.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her resolution was supported by Isabella's behaviour in their parting interview.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • In the course of this morning's reflections, she came to a resolution of making her next attempt on the forbidden door alone.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The first wish of her heart was to improve her acquaintance with Miss Tilney, and almost her first resolution, to seek her for that purpose, in the pump-room at noon.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Catherine's resolution of endeavouring to meet Miss Tilney again continued in full force the next morning; and till the usual moment of going to the pump-room, she felt some alarm from the dread of a second prevention.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Catherine had nothing to oppose against such reasoning; and therefore, to show the independence of Miss Thorpe, and her resolution of humbling the sex, they set off immediately as fast as they could walk, in pursuit of the two young men.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Her mind made up on these several points, and her resolution formed, of always judging and acting in future with the greatest good sense, she had nothing to do but to forgive herself and be happier than ever; and the lenient hand of time did much for her by insensible gradations in the course of another day.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Catherine had no leisure for speech, being at once blushing, tying her gown, and forming wise resolutions with the most violent dispatch.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He felt himself bound as much in honour as in affection to Miss Morland, and believing that heart to be his own which he had been directed to gain, no unworthy retraction of a tacit consent, no reversing decree of unjustifiable anger, could shake his fidelity, or influence the resolutions it prompted.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: a New Year`s resolution
as in: a United Nations resolution
as in: Her resolution weakened.
as in: a dispute resolution fund
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