Wise counsels, like those which gave us the Constitution, prevailed to uphold it.
And to the violence which prevailed was added the most unblushing bribery.
I did not intend to write; but your too-kind sister has prevailed upon me.
My humanity gave way for some time; but God was with me, and in the end I prevailed.
But in the end he prevailed on her to promise not to leave ...