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Henry IV, Part 2
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yield
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Henry IV, Part 2
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  • They that, when Richard lived, would have him die, Are now become enamour’d on his grave: Thou that threw’st dust upon his goodly head When through proud London he came sighing on After the admired heels of Bolingbroke, Criest now "O earth, yield us that king again, And take thou this!"
  • It is not a confident brow, nor the throng of words that come with such more than impudent sauciness from you, can thrust me from a level consideration: you have, as it appears to me, practised upon the easy-yielding spirit of this woman, and made her serve your uses both in purse and in person.

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  • But what of that? he saw me, and yielded; that I may justly say, with the hook-nosed fellow of Rome, "I came, saw, and overcame."
  • Some guard these traitors to the block of death, Treason’s true bed and yielder up of breath.
  • This bitter taste Yields his engrossments to the ending father.
  • Do ye yield, sir? or shall I sweat for you?
  • I think you are Sir John Falstaff, and in that thought yield me.
  • I know not: here he is, and here I yield him: and I beseech your grace, let it be booked with the rest of this day’s deeds; or, by the Lord, I will have it in a particular ballad else, with mine own picture on the top on’t, Colevile kissing my foot: to the which course if I be enforced, if you do not all show like gilt twopences to me, and I in the clear sky of fame o’ershine you as much as the full moon doth the cinders of the element, which show like pins’ heads to her, believe notů

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as in: will yield valuable data Define
to produce something wanted; or the thing or amount produced
as in: yield to pressure Define
to give in, give way, or give up
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