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The Picture of Dorian Gray
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  • I remember your saying once that there is a fatality about good resolutions—that they are always made too late.
  • Good resolutions are useless attempts to interfere with scientific laws.

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  • The dead leaves that were blown against the leaded panes seemed to him like his own wasted resolutions and wild regrets.

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as in: a New Year's resolution Define
a firm decision to do something
as in: a United Nations resolution Define
a formal expression of opinion arrived at by a group vote
as in: Her resolution weakened. Define
as in: a dispute resolution fund Define
a solution or outcome
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