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The Count of Monte Cristo
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  • Has the ministry resigned?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The young man uttered a groan, but appeared resigned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Morrel raised his two hands to heaven with an expression of resignation and sublime gratitude.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It is not so we should evince our resignation to the will of heaven; on the contrary, we are all free agents.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Caderousse still evaded all pursuit, and I had resigned myself to what seemed my inevitable fate.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The latter seemed to have resigned himself; he drew the corks, and partook largely of the fish with the garlic and fat.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I am quite resigned.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You are a woman at once full of spirit and resignation; I have become simple in my tastes, and am without passion, I hope.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Then," pursued the young man eagerly— "Then," answered the elder prisoner, "the will of God be done!" and as the old man slowly pronounced those words, an air of profound resignation spread itself over his careworn countenance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I tendered my resignation, for when you have gained your epaulets on the battle-field, you do not know how to manoeuvre on the slippery grounds of the salons.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • To form the slightest idea of his feelings, one must have seen his face with its expression of enforced resignation and its tear-moistened eyes raised to heaven.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Before his departure, the count went to Haidee's apartments, told her his intention, and resigned everything to her care.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The young man reflected for a moment, then an expression of sublime resignation appeared in his eyes, and with a slow and sad gesture he took off his two epaulets, the insignia of his rank.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Dantes gazed on the man who could thus philosophically resign hopes so long and ardently nourished with an astonishment mingled with admiration.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here is a man who had resigned himself to his fate, who was going to the scaffold to die—like a coward, it is true, but he was about to die without resistance.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Edmond resigned the lugger to the master's care, and went and lay down in his hammock; but, in spite of a sleepless night, he could not close his eyes for a moment.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Then he carried Haidee to her room, resigned her to the care of her attendants, and returning to his study, which he shut quickly this time, he again copied the destroyed will.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • There are such in the world, and God will doubtless reward them in heaven for their resignation on earth, but those who mean to contend must not lose one precious moment, but must return immediately the blow which fortune strikes.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "And I swear to make all the sacrifices which this word imposes, sir," said Morrel, "not only with resignation, but with cheerfulness."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She had, however, just power to give one parting look to her grandfather, who in losing her seemed to be resigning his very soul.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • This fortress was his post as king's attorney, all the advantages of which he exploited with marvellous skill, and which he would not have resigned but to be made deputy, and thus to replace neutrality by opposition.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Alas, my dear friend," said Faria in a resigned tone, "you understand, do you not, and I need not attempt to explain to you?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You do well to boast of it," said Andrea, who, without becoming angry, as Caderousse feared, at this new extortion, quietly resigned the ring.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • …stance of at least three miles ere you could reach the shore—were difficulties so startling and formidable that Dantes had never even dreamed of such a scheme, resigning himself rather to death.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Still, let it not be supposed that amid this affected resignation to the will of Providence, the unfortunate inn-keeper did not writhe under the double misery of seeing the hateful canal carry off his customers and his profits, and the daily infliction of his peevish partner's murmurs and lamentations.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Indeed, sir," said he to Albert, "if you are come to quarrel with this gentleman because I have preferred him to you, I shall resign the case to the king's attorney."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Perhaps it was the Christian exhortations of the abbe, perhaps his kind charity, perhaps his persuasive words, which had restored the courage of Noirtier, for ever since he had conversed with the priest his violent despair had yielded to a calm resignation which surprised all who knew his excessive affection for Valentine.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • francs, which you have been saved out of your travelling expenses, so that there is not much of a score between us;—but you must really permit me to congratulate you on the ease and unconcern with which you resigned yourself to your fate, and the perfect indifference you manifested as to the turn events might take.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Joannes stayed for a while to see whether the storm seemed to abate in its fury, but a brief space of time sufficed to assure him that, instead of diminishing, the violence of the rain and thunder momentarily increased; resigning himself, therefore, to what seemed inevitable, he bade his host good-night, and mounted the stairs.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Instead of a rude mixture of sailors, soldiers, and those belonging to the humblest grade of life, the present assembly was composed of the very flower of Marseilles society,—magistrates who had resigned their office during the usurper's reign; officers who had deserted from the imperial army and joined forces with Conde; and younger members of families, brought up to hate and execrate the man whom five years of exile would convert into a martyr, and fifteen of restoration elevate to…  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But poor Captain Leclere—" "What happened to him?" asked the owner, with an air of considerable resignation.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "You see," said the young man, with an air of sorrowful resignation, to Faria, "that God deems it right to take from me any claim to merit for what you call my devotion to you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But,' said the count, 'so great was Ali Pasha's confidence, that on his death-bed he resigned his favorite mistress and her daughter to my care.'"  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: submitted her resignation
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