But I lay perfectly still, and resolved
not to say a word till spoken to.
In that case, nothing could be more pitiable or more honourable than the sacrifices she had resolved
They all swore, "they knew no more than myself;" but said, "that the captain" (as they called him) "was resolved
, after they had sold the lading, to get rid of me in the first place where they could discover land.
About this time the fathers who had stayed behind at Fremona arrived with the new viceroy, and an officer fierce in the defence of his own religion, who had particular orders to deliver all the Jesuits up to the Turks, except me, whom the Emperor was resolved
to have in his own hands, alive or dead.
Having learnt enough, in the meanwhile, from her open-hearted brother, of what had passed between him and Lady Susan to sink the latter lower than ever in her opinion, she was proportionably more anxious to get Frederica removed from such a mother, and placed under her own care; and, though with little hope of success, was resolved
to leave nothing unattempted that might offer a chance of obtaining her sister-in-law's consent to it.
Once, when in a room with a lamp dimly lit before the icon Theodosia was talking of her life, the thought that Theodosia alone had found the true path of life suddenly came to Princess Mary with such force that she resolved
to become a pilgrim herself.
The Ass resolved
that he would live only upon dew, and in a short time died of hunger.
A BIG Nation having a quarrel with a Little Nation, resolved
to terrify its antagonist by a grand naval demonstration in the latter's principal port.
If we all resolved
not to do the things we never do we'd all be on the Roll of Honour.
Overwhelmed at first under this violent shock, he by and by recovered himself, and resolved
to crush the proposal by weight of his arguments.
He therefore resolved
immediately to acquaint him with the fact which we have above slightly hinted to the readers.
But can it be true that you are resolved
on a divorce?
I first got acquainted with the master of a ship who had been on the coast of Guinea; and who, having had very good success there, was resolved
to go again.
At last I resolved
on a desperate course, and told my mother my resolution, viz.
She told me that it was true she could not think of parting with me: but as she was assured that if she was dead it would be the first thing I would do, so, as it seemed to her that the thing was determined above, she would not be the only obstruction; for, if I thought fit and resolved
to go--[Here she found me very intent upon her words, and that I looked very earnestly at her, so that it a little disordered her, and she stopped.