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Yielding to the advice of his friends, he put on it a price the amount of which abashed him.
PUNCH, OR THE LONDON CHARIVARI, VOLUME 107, NOVEMBER 3, 1894VARIOUS
More foolish, more culpable weakness was never shown than in thus yielding to these schemes.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
My own yielding folly alone is to blame, and I shall take shame to myself for ever.
ELSTER'S FOLLYMRS. HENRY WOOD
A trap-like compound, with somewhat the aspect of serpentine, but yielding with difficulty to the knife.
NARRATIVE OF A SURVEY OF THE INTERTROPICAL AND WESTERN COASTS OF AUSTRALIA] [VOLUME 2 OF 2]PHILLIP PARKER KING
Many a time and oft had she pleaded, with tears, to the remorseless girl who looked so soft and yielding.
THE PIT TOWN CORONET, VOLUME II (OF 3)CHARLES JAMES WILLS
A sharp action ensued of four hours, without either side yielding an inch of their original ground.
THE EVERY DAY BOOK OF HISTORY AND CHRONOLOGYJOEL MUNSELL
It was drawn and gray, but there was no sign of yielding or consternation in the half-closed eyes.
WINSTON OF THE PRAIRIEHAROLD BINDLOSS
To give is to act; we do not suffer any pains by our liberality, nor by yielding to the importunity or necessity of postulants.
THE 'CHARACTERS' OF JEAN DE LA BRUYREJEAN DE LA BRUYRE
She quietly passed away yielding up her spirit in a yearning desire to be united forever with her divine Son in heaven.
MARY, HELP OF CHRISTIANSVARIOUS
The Federals pressed eagerly forward, the Confederates yielding ground readily.
THE COURIER OF THE OZARKSBYRON A. DUNN

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