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Last night I saw Jean Baptiste lying prone upon the floor, and knew that she had beaten him down to it, and he had not resisted.
THE HOMESTEADEROSCAR MICHEAUX
The temptation to pour his financial troubles into the sympathetic ears of these two dear women he resisted.
He grasped Lola and drew her down on to the arm of the chair by sheer force, for she resisted savagely.
DOPESAX ROHMER
And the other kingdoms, and islands, that at any time had resisted them, they had destroyed and brought under their power.
The author has avoided technicalities, and has also resisted the temptation of the psychologist to indulge in metaphysics.
MAN AND HIS ANCESTORCHARLES MORRIS
More fiery than ever, she enfolded him in her arms, so that he was impregnated with a flame which he feebly resisted.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
And he laid his hands upon her arms, and kissed her forehead, while she resisted not, nor even blushed.
GOD WILLS IT!WILLIAM STEARNS DAVIS
This proposition was resisted by ministers, but was carried by a majority of sixteen.
It was a brain-storm indeed, but it had behind it a normal power, a moral force which was not to be resisted.
He would next inquire why the present motion was to be resisted by the government.

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