Wanhope had the effect of appealing to Minver, but the painter would not relent.
Your mother is of opinion, you say, that at last my friends will relent.
That it could soften or relent, appeared next to impossible.
We shrink not from death, nor relent before any of thy gods.
If he were to relent and give up his scruples would you marry him?
Surely, he will relent now ...