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  • He stood up at this, wandered across the room, stared with void eyes at one of the pictures against the old red damask, and came back irresolutely to her side.
  • He stood irresolute, wishing suddenly to see the inside of the house, so that he might picture the room that Madame Olenska sat in.
  • But now it was the Welland house, and the life he was expected to lead in it, that had become unreal and irrelevant, and the brief scene on the shore, when he had stood irresolute, halfway down the bank, was as close to him as the blood in his veins.

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  • When I came to you last week and found you alone, I came determined to know the truth; though irresolute what to do when it WAS known.
    Austen, Jane  --  Sense and Sensibility
  • He was near the door now, barely two feet away from me where I stood at the threshold, irresolute, not knowing whether to forge on toward my room or to turn and flee.
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice

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