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resolve
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

17 uses
  • To this end Tess resolved to run no further risks from her appearance.
    5 — The Woman Pays (68% in)
  • "At first I resolved not to disturb you with such a useless piece of information," said he.
    1 — The Maiden (3% in)
  • Her resolve, however, had been taken, and it seemed vacillating even to childishness to abandon it now, unless for graver reasons.
    1 — The Maiden (72% in)
  • At intervals a couple would approach the doorway for air, and the haze no longer veiling their features, the demigods resolved themselves into the homely personalities of her own next-door neighbours.
    1 — The Maiden (83% in)
  • After a long seclusion she had come to a resolve to undertake outdoor work in her native village, the busiest season of the year in the agricultural world having arrived, and nothing that she could do within the house being so remunerative for the time as harvesting in the fields.
    2 — Maiden No More (55% in)
  • On one point she was resolved: there should be no more d'Urberville air-castles in the dreams and deeds of her new life.
    2 — Maiden No More (98% in)
  • "They are better women than I," she replied, magnanimously sticking to her resolve.
    3 — The Rally (86% in)
  • resolve upon a plan for plunging into that world anew.
    4 — The Consequence (1% in)
  • Notwithstanding the pleasing answer returned to him by the silence, he resolved to go his journey.
    4 — The Consequence (3% in)
  • It was on the impulse of the moment that he had resolved to trot over to Emminster, and hence had not written to apprise his mother and father, aiming, however, to arrive about the breakfast hour, before they should have gone out to their parish duties.
    4 — The Consequence (6% in)
  • Clare had resolved never to kiss her until he had obtained her promise; but somehow, as Tess stood there in her prettily tucked-up milking gown, her hair carelessly heaped upon her head till there should be leisure to arrange it when skimming and milking were done, he broke his resolve, and brought his lips to her cheek for one moment.
    4 — The Consequence (41% in)
  • Clare had resolved never to kiss her until he had obtained her promise; but somehow, as Tess stood there in her prettily tucked-up milking gown, her hair carelessly heaped upon her head till there should be leisure to arrange it when skimming and milking were done, he broke his resolve, and brought his lips to her cheek for one moment.
    4 — The Consequence (42% in)
  • There were signs that it was an exquisite relief to her to hear the impatient exclamation, though she had resolved so intrepidly to let generosity make one bid against herself.
    4 — The Consequence (42% in)
  • They were not aware that, at these words, salt, stinging tears trickled down upon Tess's pillow anew, and how she resolved, with a bursting heart, to tell all her history to Angel Clare, despite her mother's command—to let him for whom she lived and breathed despise her if he would, and her mother regard her as a fool, rather then preserve a silence which might be deemed a treachery to him, and which somehow seemed a wrong to these.
    4 — The Consequence (64% in)
  • He thus beheld in the pale morning light the resolve to separate from her; not as a hot and indignant instinct, but denuded of the passionateness which had made it scorch and burn; standing in its bones; nothing but a skeleton, but none the less there.
    5 — The Woman Pays (31% in)
  • The stubborn soil around her showed plainly enough that the kind of labour in demand here was of the roughest kind; but it was time to rest from searching, and she resolved to stay, particularly as it began to rain.
    5 — The Woman Pays (71% in)
  • Her agreement did not end till Old Lady-Day, the sixth of April, but as the interval thereto was not a long one she resolved to run the risk of starting at once.
    6 — The Convert (66% in)

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