resign rather than

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  • But when they saw the actions of the slave party they resigned rather than support such injustice. Cited from This Country Of Ours, by H. E. Marshall
  • In an act of protest, he resigned rather than continue in an inferior position.
  • The Sheriff of the county resigned rather than carry out of the sentence.
  • An elected or appointed official is said to resign rather than to abdicate.
  • However, he resigned rather than assume that post.
  • If you had been in Crass's place, would you have resigned rather than do such dirty work? Cited from Ragged Trousered Philanthropists by Rob't Tressell
  • Two members of the Cabinet promptly resigned rather than be parties to these proposals. Cited from The Grand Old Man, by Richard B. Cook
  • McGuire resigned rather than move west with the team.
  • "And if the order reached me in the regular way, I'd resign rather than carry it out." Cited from Winds of the World, by Talbot Mundy
  • Richardson resigned rather than carry out the order.
  • Jackson was ready to resign rather than follow Clark's order.
  • At the same meeting, school president Graham Spanier resigned rather than face being fired as well.
  • In all, twelve Justice Department officials resigned rather than testify under oath before Congress.
  • Goddard refused public comment and chose to resign rather than continue under the cloud.
  • A press release was already prepared, but Shea refused, threatening to resign rather than take leave.
  • Bell resigned rather than giving up his NAACP membership.
  • Scheidemann himself resigned rather than sign the treaty.
  • In May 1923 he resigned rather than serve the Fascist government and devoted himself to historical studies.
  • Of course he would resign rather than be forced to prosecute Welton. Cited from The Rules of the Game, by Stewart Edward White
  • Adam decided to resign rather than be pushed out but cited his many concerns about Jordan in his resignation letter.
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