Both Uses of
The Witch of Blackbird Pond
- All her fine resolves about trying to understand and to be patient, and already she could feel the defiance rising again.
p. 100..1 *resolves = decisions
- Lying tense beside Judith, she made a resolve.
p. 236..7resolve = decision
(resolve as in: I resolved to stop drinking.) to decide -- typically a firm or formal decisioneditor's notes: In modern writing resolve is typically used to emphasize a firm or formal decision. In classic literature, it is used more frequently and often simply replaces decide or determine.