If he refrained from making advances, how could she know if she was capable of resisting him?
Betsy read a notice on the Internet a day later that the culprit was beaten and in serious condition, after allegedly resisting arrest.
She turned and padded back to the portal to Hell, resisting the urge to run.
Gabriel trailed her, resisting the urge to wrap her shivering body in his arms.
She paused before him, resisting the instinct to stick out her hand for a handshake.
Kiera went, resisting the urge to call A'Ran.
He struggled, resisting the temptation to go to Elisabeth's.
She stiffened, resisting an urge to tell him to remove his hand.
Darkness clung to the brittle pages, resisting even direct firelight.
He picked it up again, resisting the urge to throw it into the blazing hearth.
He was in the House of Lords, however, in 1675, when Danby brought forward his famous Non-resisting Test Bill, and headed the opposition which was carried on for seventeen days, distinguishing himself, says Burnet, more in this session than ever before.
Before he left Paris he had thrown himself with ardour into the controversy raging between the university and the Friar-Preachers respecting the liberty of teaching, resisting both by speeches and pamphlets the authorities of the university; and when the dispute was referred to the pope, the youthful Aquinas was chosen to defend his order, which he did with such success as to overcome the arguments of Guillaume de St Amour, the champion of the university, and one of the most celebrated men of the day.
The New Side men met in convention at Auburn, N.Y., in August 1837, and adopted measures for resisting the wrong, but in the General Assembly of 1838 the moderator refused to recognize their commissioners.
In Britain the evergreen oak is quite hardy in ordinary winters, and is useful to the ornamental planter from its capacity for resisting the sea gales; but it generally remains of small size.
She placed them in a chair, resisting all temptation to look at them until every child had received his gifts.
And have not the same reasons prevented the State from resisting the Union, which have prevented them from resisting the State?
And, above all, there is this difference between resisting this and a purely brute or natural force, that I can resist this with some effect; but I cannot expect, like Orpheus, to change the nature of the rocks and trees and beasts.