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resolution
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • An expression of extraordinary resolution passed over the Pole's face.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Your children will understand, when they grow up, the nobility of your resolution.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I was aghast, realizing with my heart as well as my mind what such a resolution meant.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He was conscious of unbounded resolution; he would make an end of the wavering that had so tortured him of late.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • She was in a very paroxysm of self-castigation, and, concluding, she looked with defiant resolution at the elder.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Alexey Fyodorovitch … I … you," muttered the captain, faltering, looking at him with a strange, wild, fixed stare, and an air of desperate resolution.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And yet, in spite of his resolution, there was confusion in his soul, an agonizing confusion: his resolution did not give him peace.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And yet, in spite of his resolution, there was confusion in his soul, an agonizing confusion: his resolution did not give him peace.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But if both had gone away, Katerina Ivanovna would have adhered to her resolution, and would have gone on nursing the sick man and sitting by him day and night.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "Is it possible," I cried, clasping my hands, "that such a trivial incident could give rise to such a resolution in you?"  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Couldn't you, without abandoning your resolution to be silent about the chief point, could you not, at the same time, give us some slight hint as to the nature of the motives which are strong enough to induce you to refuse to answer, at a crisis so full of danger to you?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Chapter V. A Sudden Resolution She was sitting in the kitchen with her grandmother; they were both just going to bed.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • "My resolution has been growing for the last three years," he answered, "and your story only gave the last touch to it.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • And I had no right, indeed, to be exacting as to that money," she added suddenly, and there was a ring of resolution in her voice.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But you are ever so much more polite than you were last time and I know why: that great resolution of yours—" "Don't speak of my resolution," cried Ivan, savagely.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • But you are ever so much more polite than you were last time and I know why: that great resolution of yours—" "Don't speak of my resolution," cried Ivan, savagely.  (not reviewed by editor)

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