I think our resolutions
ought to be giving up wrong things or doing right ones.
and doubly accursed Albert de Malvoisin, who withheld me from the resolution
I had formed, of hurling back the glove at the face of the superstitious and superannuated fool, who listened to a charge so absurd, and against a creature so high in mind, and so lovely in form as thou art
outside in the street proclaiming the Resolution
of the Council.
He then told her of Georgiana's delight in her acquaintance, and of her disappointment at its sudden interruption; which naturally leading to the cause of that interruption, she soon learnt that his resolution
of following her from Derbyshire in quest of her sister had been formed before he quitted the inn, and that his gravity and thoughtfulness there had arisen from no other struggles than what such a purpose must comprehend.
The low whistle, which had assisted him in arriving at this resolution
, here broke out into his loudest ringing tenor, and the corridor, as he hurried along it, echoed to his favourite song from the Beggar's Opera, "When the heart of a man is oppressed with care.
I should not have hazarded such an opinion," returned she, "if it had not at that moment occurred to me that his resolution
of going might be occasioned by a conversation in which we had been this morning engaged, and which had ended very much to his dissatisfaction, from our not rightly understanding each other's meaning.
The secretary was told to write down the resolution
of the Moscow nobility and gentry, that they would furnish ten men, fully equipped, out of every thousand serfs, as the Smolensk gentry had done.
How could she-- how could any woman--resist the influence of his steady mind, his firmness of purpose, his manly resolution
to owe everything to himself and nothing to his rank, set off as these attractive qualities were by the outward and personal advantages which exercise an ascendancy of their own?
The next morning, when I was brushing my hair, and thinking over my affairs, I called to mind a forgotten resolution
of mine at the time I first read the Report of my husband's Trial.
They passed a resolution
to that effect, as is the manner of their kind.
She has strengthened my resolution
," Mercy answered.
Mr Ralph Nickleby seconded the resolution
, and another gentleman having moved that it be amended by the insertion of the words 'and crumpet' after the word 'muffin,' whenever it occurred, it was carried triumphantly.
This lovely spring roused Levin still more, and strengthened him in his resolution
of renouncing all his past and building up his lonely life firmly and independently.
Franklin had taken his resolution
-- the one resolution
which a man of any spirit COULD take--to leave the house.
This is the story of what a Woman's patience can endure, and what a Man's resolution