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resignation
used in Of Human Bondage

12 uses
  • He knew he was going to die: he was resigned.
    111-112 — Chapters 111-112 (41% in)
  • She lived with an elder sister, who had resigned herself contentedly to old age.
    1-2 — Chapters 1-2 (83% in)
  • IV Philip parted from Emma with tears, but the journey to Blackstable amused him, and, when they arrived, he was resigned and cheerful.
    3-4 — Chapters 3-4 (54% in)
  • It was a scandal to which the Vicar had never resigned himself that there were three chapels in the High Street: he could not help feeling that the law should have stepped in to prevent their erection.
    5-6 — Chapters 5-6 (45% in)
  • Josiah Graves thereupon resigned all his offices, and that very evening sent to the church for his cassock and surplice.
    5-6 — Chapters 5-6 (66% in)
  • The masters thought by way of protest of sending in their resignations in a body, but the uneasy fear that they would be accepted with equanimity restrained them.
    15-16 — Chapters 15-16 (34% in)
  • If the choice lay between that and the country living he would much sooner resign.
    15-16 — Chapters 15-16 (61% in)
  • He must resign himself to penury; and it was worth while if he produced work which was immortal; but he had a terrible fear that he would never be more than second-rate.
    49-50 — Chapters 49-50 (55% in)
  • She was fully prepared for the end and entered into rest with the complete assurance of a blessed resurrection and with resignation to the divine will of our blessed Lord Jesus Christ.
    51-52 — Chapters 51-52 (35% in)
  • He knew now that they did it from no wilful unkindness, but because man is naturally an imitative animal, and because it was an easy way to make people laugh: he knew it, but he could never resign himself to it.
    97-98 — Chapters 97-98 (10% in)
  • Philip thought of those early days in Heidelberg when Hayward, capable of great things, had been full of enthusiasm for the future, and how, little by little, achieving nothing, he had resigned himself to failure.
    105-106 — Chapters 105-106 (76% in)
  • His gruffness was little more than a protection which he wore to hide a complete disillusionment; and to Philip it seemed tragic to see him just waiting for death, not impatiently, but rather with loathing for it, hating old age and unable to resign himself to its limitations, and yet with the feeling that death was the only solution of the bitterness of his life.
    117-118 — Chapters 117-118 (38% in)

There are no more uses of "resignation" in Of Human Bondage.

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