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  • She resolved to never drink again.
  • She never waivered in her resolve to attend a good college.
  • She did not waver in her resolve.
  • I ... resolved not to let the sun set on my anger, and ran over to tell Laurie I was sorry.
    Louisa May Alcott  --  Little Women

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  • I had resolved to run away.
    Charles Dickens  --  David Copperfield
  • She wanted to write at once, while she could trust to the strength of her resolve.
    Edith Wharton  --  The House of Mirth
  • His resolve was crumbling all around him.
    Sue Monk Kidd  --  The Secret Life of Bees
  • ...she resolved then and there not to tell anyone about what she was feeling.
    Nicholas Sparks  --  Message in a Bottle
  • The code seemed like their only hope now, and he resolved to focus on that.
    James Dashner  --  The Maze Runner
  • I didn’t feel the same resolve the others seemed to feel.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Breaking Dawn

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  • Without realizing it, he was beginning to defer his problems in the hope that death would resolve them.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • I resolve not to think of clothes when I am in church.
    Julia Alvarez  --  In the Time of the Butterflies
  • Cole resolved never to cough again.
    Ben Mikaeslen  --  Touching Spirit Bear
  • I resolved to wait only so long as the offering of a favorable opportunity.
    Frederick Douglass  --  The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass
  • She wondered if Gitl would know what it was, and resolved to ask her.
    Jane Yolen  --  The Devils Arithmetic
  • In any event, I will stay in exile until this matter is resolved ... one way or another.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Sea of Monsters
  • ...and I resolved to remain silent.
    Mary Shelley  --  Frankenstein
  • Relaxed and unhurried, he resolved that he would walk through the narrow streets of Tangier.
    Paulo Coelho  --  The Alchemist
  • During their walk, it was resolved that Mr. Bennet’s consent should be asked in the course of the evening.
    Jane Austen  --  Pride and Prejudice
  • they resolved now to win the dominion of the North.
    J.R.R. Tolkien  --  The Hobbit
  • I resolved to explore the house, and spent some time in doing so as noiselessly as possible.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Invisible Man
  • Tom resolved that he would never trust a man like that again.
    Mark Twain  --  The Adventures of Tom Sawyer
  • I resolved to encourage him.
    Emily Bronte  --  Wuthering Heights
  • At length I would be avenged; this was a point definitively settled—but the very definitiveness with which it was resolved, precluded the idea of risk.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Cask of Amontillado
  • I resolved to go.
    Charles Dickens  --  Great Expectations
  • I resolved to leave him—would that I had!
    H.G. Wells  --  The War of the Worlds
  • with his money in his pocket, our hero took steamboat for Red river, resolving to find out and re-purchase his old friend.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • We resolved to transplant a supply of both roots to our kitchen garden.
    Johann Wyss  --  The Swiss Family Robinson
  • My next step was to look for the beast which had been the cause of so much wretchedness; for I had, at length, firmly resolved to put it to death.
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Black Cat
  • The youth had resolved not to budge whatever should happen.
    Stephen Crane  --  The Red Badge of Courage
  • I ate no other supper, being resolved to spare my provisions as much as I could.
    Jonathan Swift  --  Gulliver’s Travels
  • But I had resolved to think about it.
    Michael Pollan  --  The Omnivore’s Dilemma
  • Weena I had resolved to bring with me to our own time.
    H.G. Wells  --  The Time Machine
  • Mowgli, who was very much ashamed of himself, slept between the Panther and the Bear, resolving to have no more to do with the Monkey People.
    Rudyard Kipling  --  The Jungle Book
  • They approved of what Sancho proposed, and resolved to wait for him until he brought back word of having found his master.
    Miguel de Cervantes  --  Don Quixote
  • In the meanwhile, she resolved against seeing Harriet.
    Jane Austen  --  Emma
  • Shaking in every limb, I groped my way back to the wall; resolving there to perish rather than risk the terrors of the wells,
    Edgar Allan Poe  --  The Pit and the Pendulum
  • And at the end of a few days they resolved also to devour the women.
    Voltaire  --  Candide
  • I resolved to argue the matter over with him again.
    Herman Melville  --  Bartleby, the Scrivener: a Story of Wall Street
  • He resolved to lie awake until the hour was passed;
    Charles Dickens  --  A Christmas Carol
  • Perhaps if we can talk to these young ones, explain the rules, it can be resolved peacefully.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • From the first, I resolved to make the school a real part of the community in which it was located.
    Booker T. Washington  --  Up From Slavery: An Autobiography
  • She resolved to write a letter to the Abbess.
    Thornton Wilder  --  The Bridge of San Luis Rey
  • Gregor went and waited immediately by the door, resolved either to bring the timorous visitor into the room in some way or at least to find out who it was;
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • But meantime, Miles Hendon was resolving the difficulty.
    Mark Twain  --  The Prince and The Pauper
  • I had resolved that I would be virtuous, though I was a slave.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • I am fresh of spirit, and resolved to meet all perils very constantly.
    William Shakespeare  --  Julius Caesar
  • "It is resolved, then," said Georgiana, faintly smiling.
    Nathaniel Hawthorne  --  The Birthmark
  • Antigone, daughter of Oedipus, the late king of Thebes, in defiance of Creon who rules in his stead, resolves to bury her brother Polyneices, slain in his attack on Thebes.
    Sophocles  --  Antigone
  • The situation was resolved by the fortuitous appearance of the caddymaster,
    F. Scott Fitzgerald  --  Winter Dreams
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