The Romans induced many enemy armies to capitulate by offering good terms of surrender.
Though they have achieved little, they claim virtue through refusing to capitulate to the opposition.
For five days the hens held out, then they capitulated and went back to their nesting boxes.
George Orwell -- Animal Farm
I began to understand why Starkfield emerged from its six months’ siege like a starved garrison capitulating without quarter.
Edith Wharton -- Ethan Frome
Ah, it would seem the LEP have capitulated.
Eoin Colfer -- Artemis Fowl
Usually he capitulated, allowing himself to be outvoted,
Sarah Dessen -- Just Listen
When he felt his position secure he capitulated to the rebels and led them against the government.
Cormac McCarthy -- All the Pretty Horses
As is often the case, the family surrounded the bed and watched him capitulate.
Markus Zusak -- The Book Thief
Italy has capitulated.
Anne Frank -- The Diary of a Young Girl
Percy, Northumberland, Th’ Archbishop’s Grace of York, Douglas, and Mortimer Capitulate against us,
William Shakespeare -- Henry IV, Part 1
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At first it was wildly exciting, almost the first contact of its kind in my life, the feel of that little Baptist hand on my prodigiously straining shaft, and I capitulated immediately, drenching us both, which to my surprise (given her general squeamishness) she didn’t seem to mind, blandly swabbing herself off with my proffered handkerchief But after three nights and nine separate orgasms (three each night, counted methodically) I have become very close to being desensitized, and I…
William Styron -- Sophie’s Choice
Then she let out a capitulating breath and looked right at me.
James Patterson -- 1st to Die
He had capitulated, that was agreed.
George Orwell -- 1984
Margaret, if you had seen the man who thus capitulated for his safety, your surprise would have been boundless.
Mary Shelley -- Frankenstein
Kid Sampson resisted doubtfully for another moment and then capitulated eagerly with a triumphant whoop.
Joseph Heller -- Catch-22
Do you still think the Clave won’t capitulate?
Cassandra Clare -- City of Ashes
Thereupon, M. Gillenormand capitulated.
Victor Hugo -- Les Miserables
The planters’ ladies were the last to capitulate.
Margaret Mitchell -- Gone with the Wind
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo
Brittles capitulated on these terms; and the party being somewhat re-assured by the discovery (made on throwing open the shutters) that it was now broad day, took their way upstairs; with the dogs in front.
Charles Dickens -- Oliver Twist
A small fort or tower which was in the middle of the lagoon under the command of Don Juan Zanoguera, a Valencian gentleman and a famous soldier, capitulated upon terms.
Miguel de Cervantes -- Don Quixote
As this seemed impracticable, Dick capitulated.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- Tender is the Night
I was ready to capitulate without a groan.
Jeanne Wakatsuki Houston & James D. Houston -- Farewell to Manzanar
Reins and whip and coachman and guard, however, in combination, had read that article of war which forbade a purpose otherwise strongly in favour of the argument, that some brute animals are endued with Reason; and the team had capitulated and returned to their duty.
Charles Dickens -- A Tale of Two Cities
He would capitulate.
T. H. White -- The Once and Future King
Sometimes I would capitulate and apologize.
Robert Penn Warren -- All the King’s Men
Donald Fraser capitulated.
Agatha Christie -- The ABC Murders
These empires would give Japan the resources it needed, and fostered a hope that a surrounded China would capitulate.
James Bradley -- Flags of Our Fathers
Was he crying because he didn’t want to eat the candy or because Kate had let him down, capitulated, sided with the bad guys?
Robert Cormier -- After the First Death
"In sooth," said Phoebus, as though seeking to capitulate with himself, "these are two charming things to be encountered in a rendezvous,—a sword and a wench; but I do not see why I should miss the one for the sake of the other, when I can have both."
Victor Hugo -- The Hunchback of Notre Dame
He did not have the courage to defy his own prejudices, and he capitulated.
Gabriel Garcia Marquez -- Love in the Time of Cholera
Mme. Verdurin spoke as though, with so great a favour in store for her, there was nothing for it but to capitulate.
Marcel Proust -- Swann’s Way
The magus capitulated with a smile, handing it back to me.
Megan Whalen Turner -- The Thief
Because love was so rare that if one had it the other should capitulate to it?
Saul Bellow -- The Adventures of Augie March
But as Poirot maintained an inexorable silence, he capitulated.
Agatha Christie -- Early Cases Of Hercule Poirot
Here on the couch with this _wonderful_-looking boy—the little fire—the sense that they were alone in the great building— Myra capitulated.
F. Scott Fitzgerald -- This Side of Paradise
He did not imagine that the League would capitulate, but its position would be seriously weakened.
Arthur C. Clarke -- Childhood’s End
Days of sullen silence went by before the boys at TV4 capitulated.
Stieg Larsson -- The Girl Who Played with Fire
That evening, I consulted with my friend and mentor, K. D., who felt that as a matter of principle I was correct to resign, and should not capitulate.
Nelson Mandela -- Long Walk to Freedom
The choirboy in McAllister had capitulated, but not without remembering the doctor’s indiscretion — and his debt.
Robert Ludlum -- The Bourne Supremacy
Hence, our daily lives were so bound upwith trivial objectives that to capitulate when challenged was tantamount to surrendering the right to life itself.
Richard Wright -- Black Boy
Her weakness was aggressive and kept forcing him to capitulate until eventually he lost his strength and was transformed into the rabbit in her arms.
Milan Kundera -- The Unbearable Lightness of Being
’I have attacked her in form five times since she was sick, and am beaten off; the jade is so stout she won’t capitulate nor yield upon any terms, except such as I cannot effectually grant.’
Daniel Defoe -- Moll Flanders
It was a pervading everywhere of wistaria (I was fourteen then) as though of all springs yet to capitulate condensed into one spring, one summer the spring and summertime which is every females who breathed above dust, beholden of all betrayed springs held over from all irrevocable time, repercussed, bloomed again.
William Faulkner -- Absalom, Absalom!
The cheap prices of its commodities are the heavy artillery with which it batters down all Chinese walls, with which it forces the barbarians’ intensely obstinate hatred of foreigners to capitulate.
Karl Marx and Friedrich Engels -- The Communist Manifesto
The unshaven, heavy-lidded stagehand weakens but does not capitulate.
Bill O’Reilly and Martin Dugard -- Killing Lincoln
Amanda capitulated, filling him in on her life, initially in broad strokes.
Nicholas Sparks -- The Best of Me
I can offer no reason under the sun why you should capitulate to my insidious suggestion.
John Gardner -- The Sunlight Dialogues
Ciphus wasn’t ready to capitulate.
Ted Dekker -- White: The Great Pursuit
He’d been condemned for earlier work, according to Miles, and had seemed to capitulate.