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Some interested parties vainly urged the Governor to relent and allow some supplies to be sent in.
BY CANOE AND DOG-TRAINEGERTON RYERSON YOUNG
Wanhope had the effect of appealing to Minver, but the painter would not relent.
QUESTIONABLE SHAPESWILLIAM DEAN HOWELLS
Stires seemed to relent towards me now that Follet was gone.
She went on a few steps, and then seemed to relent a little.
THE MOONSTONEWILKIE COLLINS
On this point, however, he was brought to relent before the hour of dinner.
RACHEL RAYANTHONY TROLLOPE
When reduced to abject poverty, the old men go to visit their sons, relent, and all ends happily.
Arline implores her father to relent, and threatens to go with her lover.
Her air relented a little—just enough, in fact, to make him ardently desire to see it relent still further.
COUNT BUNKERJ. STORER CLOUSTON
Exactly: so you'd like them to wait and work and keep on loving till they made you relent, or plainly proved that it was no use.
ROSE IN BLOOMLOUISA MAY ALCOTT
His mother may relent, and you might go and live and have enough at Fairoaks Park.
THE HISTORY OF PENDENNISWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY

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