"Nice" women, however wronged, would never claim the kind of freedom he meant, and generous-minded men like himself were therefore—in the heat of argument—the more chivalrously ready to concede it to them.
Of course," Mr. Jackson reluctantly conceded, "it’s to be hoped they can tide him over—this time anyhow.
"But you must have three weeks to do India properly," her husband conceded, anxious to have it understood that he was no frivolous globe-trotter.
"Ah, well, Boston is more conservative than New York; but I always think it’s a safe rule for a lady to lay aside her French dresses for one season," Mrs. Archer conceded.
It was thought "very English" to have a country-house lent to one, and the fact gave a last touch of distinction to what was generally conceded to be the most brilliant wedding of the year; but where the house was no one was permitted to know, except the parents of bride and groom, who, when taxed with the knowledge, pursed their lips and said mysteriously: "Ah, they didn’t tell us—" which was manifestly true, since there was no need to.
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The candidate conceded after enough votes had come in to show that he would lose
There are also many modifications of language, which we concede to the poets.