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resignation
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The Brothers Karamazov
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resignation
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • And the consciousness of it will at last be a source of complete satisfaction and will make you resigned to everything else.
  • "He has disgraced the uniform," they said; "let him resign his commission."

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  • As soon as I resigned my commission, I took rooms with an old lady, the widow of a government clerk.
  • I am not able to resign myself.
  • Grasping this instantly, he resigned himself.
  • 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.
  • 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."
  • "My dear friends and comrades," said I, "don’t worry about my resigning my commission, for I have done so already.

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as in: submitted her resignation Define
to quit -- especially a job or position; or a document expressing such an act
as in: accepted it with resignation Define
acceptance of something undesired as unavoidable or the lesser of evils
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