This time Felton, immovable as he was, or appeared to be, could not resist
the secret influence which had already taken possession of him.
A farm smokehouse had to be kept heavily padlocked, or even the colored deacon himself could not resist
a ham when Providence showed him in a dream, or otherwise, where such a thing hung lonesome, and longed for someone to love.
Then she went to the fireplace and lit the fire, and although she had just left her bed, she could not resist
the temptation offered by Valentine's sleep, so she threw herself into an arm-chair to snatch a little more rest.
Although I had never before thought of providing anything in the way of food for our expedition, as I fully relied upon the fruits of the island to sustain us wherever we might wander, yet I could not resist
the inclination I felt to provide luncheon from the relics before me.
It would have given him no little consolation to have known how disappointed she was to find him apparently so little moved, and to see that he was able to refrain from casting a single glance at her throughout both services; though, she declared, it showed he was thinking of her all the time, or his eyes would have fallen upon her, if it were only by chance: but if they had so chanced to fall, she would have affirmed it was because they could not resist
And, once more, Alban could not resist
the conclusion that he was speaking the truth.
Lady Montbarry could not resist
telling the story of the first (and last) attack made on the virtue of Mrs.
Yes, but you can do heaps of things better than we can; you've proved that," said Archie, with an approving look that delighted Rose, though she could not resist
giving Charlie one more rebuke, by saying, with a little bridling of the head, and a curl of the lip that wanted to smile instead
I really could not resist
the temptation to outrage his sense of propriety by taking an audaciously liberal view of the whole matter.
Though Jones was very unfit for any kind of company, and would have preferred being alone, yet he could not resist
the importunities of the honest Quaker; who was the more desirous of sitting with him, from having remarked the melancholy which appeared both in his countenance and behaviour; and which the poor Quaker thought his conversation might in some measure relieve.
Margaret could not resist
saying, "Why did you go there, then?
And there was a wind blowing upon me which I could not resist
, swaying the very body of me till I leaned toward her, all unconscious that I leaned.
This stiffness hurt Kitty, and she could not resist
the desire to smooth over her mother's coldness.
Maggie saw them leaving the garden, and could not resist
the impulse to follow.
Mr Quilp now walked up to front of a looking-glass, and was standing there putting on his neckerchief, when Mrs Jiniwin happening to be behind him, could not resist
the inclination she felt to shake her fist at her tyrant son-in-law.