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Will you in the plenitude of your might, and the resoluteness of kindled energy, will the extinction of those unruly passions?
The man sat very still a moment, and then bent with a swift resoluteness towards his companion.
At intervals her wonted courage and resoluteness resumed the ascendancy.
Unlike that of violence it certainly involves the exercise of restraint and patience: but it requires also resoluteness of will.
FREEDOM'S BATTLEMAHATMA GANDHI
His voice was almost a snarl, but there was a resoluteness in the tone that awed them more than violence would have done.
Nevertheless, the want of all expression of resoluteness in Dutch battle-pieces remains, for the present, a mystery to me.
It seemed to him now that Olivia Guion stood like her—with the same resoluteness, not so much desperate as slightly dazed.
The training in resoluteness, therefore, finds highest value and significance in view of the religious life.
JUDGES AND RUTHROBERT A. WATSON
Determination in one direction did not imply the general quality of resoluteness.
But he instinctively shrank from conflict; he lacked the resoluteness and the sterner sort of courage that grapples with a crisis.

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