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The Brothers Karamazov
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • I am not ready! I am not able to resign myself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Grasping this instantly, he resigned himself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • As soon as I resigned my commission, I took rooms with an old lady, the widow of a government clerk.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "He has disgraced the uniform," they said; "let him resign his commission."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And the consciousness of it will at last be a source of complete satisfaction and will make you resigned to everything else.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I may mention that although everybody talked openly of our duel, the authorities took no notice of it, because my antagonist was a near relation of our general, and as there had been no bloodshed and no serious consequences, and as I resigned my commission, they took it as a joke.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • One piece of evidence given by the Poles roused special interest in the lawyers: that was how, in that very room, Mitya had tried to buy off Pan Mussyalovitch, and had offered him three thousand roubles to resign his claims, seven hundred roubles down, and the remaining two thousand three hundred "to be paid next day in the town."  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "My dear friends and comrades," said I, "don't worry about my resigning my commission, for I have done so already.  (not reviewed by editor)

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as in: accepted it with resignation
as in: submitted her resignation
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