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resolution
used in The Narrative of the Life of Frederick Douglass

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a firm decision to do something
  • I then had to regret that I did not at least make the attempt to carry out my resolution to run away; for the chances of success are tenfold greater from the city than from the country.
    Chapter 8 (94% in)
resolution = decision
  • Mr. Covey seemed now to think he had me, and could do what he pleased; but at this moment—from whence came the spirit I don't know—I resolved to fight; and, suiting my action to the resolution, I seized Covey hard by the throat; and as I did so, I rose.
    Chapter 10 (32% in)
  • resolution = decision
  • But I remained firm, and, according to my resolution, on the third day of September, 1838, I left my chains, and succeeded in reaching New York without the slightest interruption of any kind.
    Chapter 11 (42% in)
resolution = decision
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