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The Aeneid
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  • This oft repeated, he stood fix’d to die: Myself, my wife, my son, my family, Intreat, pray, beg, and raise a doleful cry’What, will he still persist, on death resolve, And in his ruin all his house involve!’
  • Now hear what I revolveA thought unripe— and scarcely yet resolve.
  • Resume your ancient care; and, if the god Your sire, and you, resolve on foreign blood, Know all are foreign, in a larger sense, Not born your subjects, or deriv’d from hence.
  • Himself without delay A jav’lin seiz’d, and singly took his way; Then gain’d a rising ground, and call’d from far: "Resolve me, strangers, whence, and what you are; Your bus’ness here; and bring you peace or war?"
  • Anxious, he stops a while, and thinks in haste; Then, desp’rate in distress, resolves at last.

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  • She resolved to never drink again.
  • She never waivered in her resolve to attend a good college.

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