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determine
used in The Age of Innocence

13 uses
  • He was determined to put the case baldly, without vain recrimination or excuse.
    Chapter 32 (73% in)
  • From the tone of the club box he had perceived how grave a mistake that would be; and, though he was more than ever determined to "see the thing through," he felt less chivalrously eager to champion his betrothed's cousin than before their brief talk at the Opera.
    Chapter 3 (53% in)
  • Nothing about his betrothed pleased him more than her resolute determination to carry to its utmost limit that ritual of ignoring the "unpleasant" in which they had both been brought up.
    Chapter 3 (97% in)
  • New York society was, in those days, far too small, and too scant in its resources, for every one in it (including livery-stable-keepers, butlers and cooks) not to know exactly on which evenings people were free; and it was thus possible for the recipients of Mrs. Lovell Mingott's invitations to make cruelly clear their determination not to meet the Countess Olenska.
    Chapter 6 (67% in)
  • He had therefore no one but himself to blame if she had opened her doors to other visitors; and he entered the drawing-room with the dogged determination to make Beaufort feel himself in the way, and to outstay him.
    Chapter 12 (33% in)
  • The van der Luydens had rescued Madame Olenska from a doom almost as icy; and though there were many other reasons for being attracted to her, Archer knew that beneath them all lay the gentle and obstinate determination to go on rescuing her.
    Chapter 14 (93% in)
  • "If she still needs me, she's determined not to let me see it," he thought, stung by her manner.
    Chapter 17 (28% in)
  • There was no mistaking the sincerity of his distress or the strength of his determination: he had evidently resolved to let everything go by the board but the supreme need of thus putting himself on record.
    Chapter 25 (76% in)
  • Nevertheless, he went home that afternoon determined in any event to leave the next evening.
    Chapter 27 (10% in)
  • May looked pale but smiling: Dr. Bencomb, who had just come for the second time, took a more hopeful view, and Mrs. Mingott's dauntless determination to live and get well was already having an effect on her family.
    Chapter 27 (36% in)
  • He had determined to wait till the chance presented itself naturally; and here it was, and here he was on the doorstep.
    Chapter 30 (52% in)
  • Through it all he was dimly aware of a general attitude of friendliness toward himself, as if the guard of the prisoner he felt himself to be were trying to soften his captivity; and the perception increased his passionate determination to be free.
    Chapter 33 (75% in)
  • The silent organisation which held his little world together was determined to put itself on record as never for a moment having questioned the propriety of Madame Olenska's conduct, or the completeness of Archer's domestic felicity.
    Chapter 33 (77% in)

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