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  • I had to convince Amy to come back to me, flush her out with compliments and capitulation.†   (source)
  • It's only that sometimes Gogol wonders whether he represents some sort of capitulation or defeat.†   (source)
  • So you capitulated.†   (source)
  • The fair's capitulation pumped steam into America's—and Chicago's—already-boiling labor movement.†   (source)
  • Blomkvist capitulated.†   (source)
  • He did not have the courage to defy his own prejudices, and he capitulated.†   (source)
  • "All right," she capitulated, "I'll take care of it.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • This quick capitulation seemed to throw Jamie off.†   (source)
  • The magus capitulated with a smile, handing it back to me.†   (source)
  • Do you still think the Clave won't capitulate?†   (source)
  • They quickly capitulated and wanted to settle.†   (source)
  • The ExComm crew does not believe that Khrushchev's message is the sign of an outright capitulation.†   (source)
  • I shall follow your advice to the letter, Mr. Bumble," Mrs. Nightwing says in a rare capitulation.†   (source)
  • 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?†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He'd been condemned for earlier work, according to Miles, and had seemed to capitulate.†   (source)
  • I was ready to capitulate without a groan.†   (source)
  • Then she let out a capitulating breath and looked right at me.†   (source)
  • He seemed for a moment fazed by such prompt capitulation and pawed the dust uncertainly around Tom's head.†   (source)
  • It was three o'clock when Magaw capitulated, and about four when the entire garrison of 2,837 Americans marched out of the fort between two lines of Hessians and lay down their arms.†   (source)
  • Kid Sampson resisted doubtfully for another moment and then capitulated eagerly with a triumphant whoop.†   (source)
  • These empires would give Japan the resources it needed, and fostered a hope that a surrounded China would capitulate.†   (source)
  • He was now certain Thomas Hunter would capitulate when faced with the prospect of the French woman's terrible death.†   (source)
  • Her capitulation seemed too quick and too easy given her earlier resistance.†   (source)
  • As we lay there, this forty-year-old man grew ardent yet again, and again I capitulated.†   (source)
  • So London capitulates, no?†   (source)
  • That's what I like about you, Lenore, no easy capitulations.†   (source)
  • That drawing back at the moment of my capitulation was the most brilliant strategy she could have chosen.†   (source)
  • With the possibility that Luna Base might be taken and Terra herself occupied, the Federation kept as much of its beef as possible at Sanctuary, so that a disaster back home would not necessarily mean capitulation.†   (source)
  • Were he to capitulate, rein Enrico in, and swear that his horse had been stung by a hornet or frightened by a train whistle, his fine and sentence might not be unbearable.†   (source)
  • He does not want just capitulation, but admiration, enthusiasm, for himself and his ideas, and when he doesn't get it he feels cheated.†   (source)
  • The beauty of the campus, an acquired taste, certainly, lay in its stalwart understatement, its unapologetic capitulation to the supremacy of line over color, to the artistry of repetition, and the lyrics of a scrupulous unsentimental vision.†   (source)
  • With infinite weariness, she nodded in a pathetic gesture of capitulation.†   (source)
  • Rousseau gave a capitulatory smile.†   (source)
  • 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 realize that there is something nearly insane about this activity.†   (source)
  • He did not imagine that the League would capitulate, but its position would be seriously weakened.†   (source)
  • They have Turkey ringed on three sides, and if they could upset the Turkish government, and force capitulation of the Bosporus and Dardanelles, they would have won the war without fighting.†   (source)
  • I can offer no reason under the sun why you should capitulate to my insidious suggestion.†   (source)
  • I'm not capitulating!†   (source)
  • Capitulation on the part of Dussel.   (source)
    capitulation = surrender
  • After May 1940 the good times were few and far between: first there was the war, then the capitulation and then the arrival of the Germans, which is when the trouble started for the Jews.   (source)
  • The Dutch broadcast from England began at eight-fifteen with the news: "Listeners, an hour and fifteen minutes ago, just as I finished writing my daily report, we received the wonderful news of Italy's capitulation."   (source)
  • 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.   (source)
    capitulated = gave up
  • Days of sullen silence went by before the boys at TV4 capitulated.†   (source)
  • I say, however, I will not come into the government by capitulation.†   (source)
  • The unshaven, heavy-lidded stagehand weakens but does not capitulate.†   (source)
  • He shrugged, unsurprised by my capitulation.†   (source)
  • Capitulating for the moment, he didn't touch the wine cup again.†   (source)
  • Amanda capitulated, filling him in on her life, initially in broad strokes.†   (source)
  • From where this capitulation arose, I know not.†   (source)
  • They did not say anything, but neither one felt capable of capitulating so easily.†   (source)
  • For two years I tried as my old wife slipped away, and I tried so hard—no anger, no arguments, the constant kowtowing, the capitulation, the sitcom-husband version of me: Yes, dear.†   (source)
  • Print, online, TV, wherever, all I could do was hope my wife saw me playing good husband, saying the words she wanted me to say: capitulation, complete.†   (source)
  • No relationship is perfect, they say—they, who make do with dutiful sex and gassy bedtime rituals, who settle for TV as conversation, who believe that husbandly capitulation—yes, honey, okay, honey—is the same as concord.†   (source)
  • Ciphus objected but finally capitulated, as much to control the lingering of those loyal to Justin as to yield to the Horde's demands.†   (source)
  • Ciphus wasn't ready to capitulate.†   (source)
  • The choirboy in McAllister had capitulated, but not without remembering the doctor's indiscretion — and his debt.†   (source)
  • Svenska Morgon-Posten's CEO and chairman of the board, Magnus Borgsjö, had capitulated and tendered his resignation.†   (source)
  • Dreedle with a gulp and kicked the chaplain out of the officers' club, and it was exactly the way it almost was two months later after the chaplain had tried to persuade Colonel Cathcart to rescind his order increasing the number of missions to sixty and had failed abysmally in that endeavor too, and the chaplain was ready now to capitulate to despair entirely but was restrained by the memory of his wife, whom he loved and missed so pathetically with such sensual and exalted ardor, and by the lifelong trust he had placed in the wisdom and justice of an immortal, omnipotent, omniscient, humane, universal, anthropomorphic, English-speaking, Anglo-Saxon, pro-American God, which ha†   (source)
  • My guess is that Fortier is planning on turning his back on both Russia and China as well as most of the nations who've capitulated at this point.†   (source)
  • Even more strongly than Walter, he felt that by initiating talks it would appear that we were capitulating.†   (source)
  • No. Today Austria capitulated.†   (source)
  • Their capitulation led to the Second World War, which in turn led to the forfeit of their nation's freedom for many decades or even centuries.†   (source)
  • From a purely physical standpoint she didn't have a chance, but her attitude was that death was better than capitulation.†   (source)
  • Blockades and carpet-bombing were quickly ruled out: Clearly, the malignant Japanese war machine would capitulate only to direct and cataclysmic force.†   (source)
  • Fortier stood and faced France's leading men: the premier, Boisverte, who had just objected; President Gaetan, who was a weasel and would ultimately capitulate; Du Braeck, the minister of defense, who was the most valuable to Fortier; and the head of the secret police, the Surete', Chombarde, who was the only one without round eyes at the moment.†   (source)
  • Second, do whatever is necessary to prevent both nuclear war and the international community's capitulation to Svensson's demands.†   (source)
  • They arranged some type of work for us to do in the courtyard, but it was merely a fig leaf to hide their capitulation.†   (source)
  • That would be total capitulation.†   (source)
  • It is quite obvious that at some point these families will capitulate, but oh what a sight in the meantime!†   (source)
  • She shook him by the shoulder to remind him that he was supposed to go to the study, but it felt so comfortable to be back in his great-grandparents' featherbed that he preferred to capitulate.†   (source)
  • A few weeks later, Brigadier Gqozo in the Ciskei capitulated and asked South Africa to take over the homeland.†   (source)
  • It was Nately's father's idea that he join the Air Corps, where he could train safely as a pilot while the Russians capitulated and the details of the armistice were worked out, and where, as an officer, he would associate only with gentlemen.†   (source)
  • Then he ordered a birthday luncheon for eight guests and gave instructions for tidying the house, and he tried so hard to manage better than she did that before noon he had to capitulate without a trace of embarrassment.†   (source)
  • She would have liked to see him again to present him with her doubts, to speak with him alone, to learn to know him well so that she could be certain that her impulsive decision would not precipitate her into another, more serious one: capitulation in her personal war against her father.†   (source)
  • But as Poirot maintained an inexorable silence, he capitulated.†   (source)
  • Because love was so rare that if one had it the other should capitulate to it?†   (source)
  • Sometimes I would capitulate and apologize.†   (source)
  • The planters' ladies were the last to capitulate.†   (source)
  • In reality, as he saw now, he had been ready to capitulate long before he had taken the decision.†   (source)
  • They were divided on the subject of capitulation or resistance.†   (source)
  • But the next week she, too, capitulated.†   (source)
  • He brought the news that the clans on foot had offered their capitulation.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • He is motionless now, sitting the horse at the function, upright, watching us, no less still than the signboard that lifts its fading capitulation opposite him.†   (source)
  • Donald Fraser capitulated.†   (source)
  • As upon another life he looked back upon that first hard and manlike surrender, that surrender terrific and hard, like the breaking down of a spiritual skeleton the very sound of whose snapping fibers could be heard almost by the physical ear, so that the act of capitulation was anticlimax, as when a defeated general on the day after the last battle, shaved overnight and with his boots cleaned of the mud of combat, surrenders his sword to a committee.†   (source)
  • He would capitulate.†   (source)
  • He had capitulated, that was agreed.†   (source)
  • Hence, our daily lives were so bound upwith trivial objectives that to capitulate when challenged was tantamount to surrendering the right to life itself.†   (source)
  • Mama must have felt she was in one of her star-crossed hours, and that the result of her unlucky capitulation to our father was beginning to show its final retributive shape.†   (source)
  • "Yas'm," said Mammy softly, capitulating with a suddenness which aroused all the suspicion in Scarlett's mind.†   (source)
  • Officially, Georgia's government had never capitulated but it had been a futile fight, an ever-losing fight.†   (source)
  • As this seemed impracticable, Dick capitulated.†   (source)
  • That day they arranged together the preliminaries of the treaty of capitulation.†   (source)
  • Duncan remained to settle the terms of the capitulation.†   (source)
  • On the twenty-eighth of October, 1628, the capitulation was signed.†   (source)
  • "Well, is it true that it's peace and capitulation?" asked Nesvitski.†   (source)
  • For she edged closer and closer, and then, by way of feminine capitulation, went to Jane, from whose side she bent a beautiful glance upon the rider.†   (source)
  • I capitulate.†   (source)
  • Mme. Verdurin spoke as though, with so great a favour in store for her, there was nothing for it but to capitulate.†   (source)
  • Here on the couch with this wonderful-looking boy—the little fire—the sense that they were alone in the great building— Myra capitulated.†   (source)
  • The capitulation of President Diaz followed shortly, and there was a feeling of relief among ranchers on the border from Texas to California.†   (source)
  • But did you see," Joachim went on, and his joy at having fought the good fight rose visibly, making him catch his breath, "did you see how he backed off and capitulated when he realized that I was serious?†   (source)
  • She could scarcely have expected him to capitulate so completely as to echo the holy simplicity of the pianist's aunt, who at once exclaimed: "To think of that, now!†   (source)
  • Marriage is to me apostasy, profanation of the sanctuary of my soul, violation of my manhood, sale of my birthright, shameful surrender, ignominious capitulation, acceptance of defeat.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Some require a suitor to sit down before them, as it might be, in a regular siege, and only capitulate when the place can hold out no longer; others, again, like to be carried by storm; while there are hussies who can only be caught by leading them into an ambush.†   (source)
  • I am ashamed to think how easily we capitulate to badges and names, to large societies and dead institutions.†   (source)
  • What about capitulation?†   (source)
  • Thereupon, M. Gillenormand capitulated.†   (source)
  • Esther had already, on one occasion, made good the log tenement of Ishmael against an inroad of savages; and on another, she had been left for dead by her enemies, after a defence that, with a more civilised foe, would have entitled her to the honours of a liberal capitulation.†   (source)
  • Margaret, if you had seen the man who thus capitulated for his safety, your surprise would have been boundless.†   (source)
  • Capitulation—that was the purport of the simple reply, guarded as it was—capitulation, unknown to herself.†   (source)
  • Maidens and castles
    Capitulate soon.†   (source)
  • "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."†   (source)
  • "You forget the capitulation, Mistress Mabel," said Muir; "the honor of one of his Majesty's servants is concerned, and the honor of his Majesty through his servant.†   (source)
  • When Suchet says:—"Capitulate,"—Palafox replies: "After the war with cannon, the war with knives."†   (source)
  • It is possible that the Indians and stragglers of the enemy may intrude, in which case you will remind them of the terms of the capitulation, and threaten to report their conduct to Montcalm.†   (source)
  • Eight days before the capitulation of Paris he had just exchanged with a comrade and entered the cavalry.†   (source)
  • Inform him that the general who signed that capitulation had no right to do so, and that no one but the Emperor of Russia has that right.†   (source)
  • Luckily, at that instant, Cap, who had been in the block in company with his dying brother-in-law, and who knew nothing of what had passed since the capitulation, now appeared, walking with a meditative and melancholy air towards the group.†   (source)
  • Both mused a little while in silence, when Montcalm renewed the conversation, in a way that showed he believed the visit of his guest was solely to propose terms of capitulation.†   (source)
  • Kutuzov's expectations that the proposals of capitulation (which were in no way binding) might give time for part of the transport to pass, and also that Murat's mistake would very soon be discovered, proved correct.†   (source)
  • That's just it, Pathfinder; and when I come to draw up the report of our success against the boats, and the defence of the block, together with the general operations, including the capitulation, ye'll no' find any omission of your claims and merits.†   (source)
  • Those who have succeeded in procuring this admirable materialism have the joy of feeling themselves irresponsible, and of thinking that they can devour everything without uneasiness,—places, sinecures, dignities, power, whether well or ill acquired, lucrative recantations, useful treacheries, savory capitulations of conscience,—and that they shall enter the tomb with their digestion accomplished.†   (source)
  • Wintzingerode was not merely to agree to the truce but also to offer terms of capitulation, and meanwhile Kutuzov sent his adjutants back to hasten to the utmost the movements of the baggage trains of the entire army along the Krems-Znaim road.†   (source)
  • To be frank with you, finding myself and your uncle in a very peculiar situation, I acknowledge that, to avert consequences, I have assumed the power that belongs to his Majesty's commission, and entered into a verbal capitulation, by which I have engaged to give up the blockhouse and the whole island.†   (source)
  • I'm sure that neither Master Cap nor myself has any cause of complaint since we have given ourselves up to Master Arrowhead, who reminds me of a Roman or a Spartan by his virtues and moderation; but ye'll be remembering that usages differ, and that our scalps may be lawful sacrifices to appease the manes of fallen foes, unless you save them by capitulation.†   (source)
  • As soon as Bonaparte (who was at Schonbrunn, sixteen miles from Hollabrunn) received Murat's dispatch with the proposal of a truce and a capitulation, he detected a ruse and wrote the following letter to Murat: Schonbrunn, 25th Brumaire, 1805, at eight o'clock in the morning To PRINCE MURAT, I cannot find words to express to you my displeasure.†   (source)
  • During his absence the French and savages had taken Fort George, on the frontier of that province, and the savages had massacred many of the garrison after capitulation.†   (source)
  • disciple and advocate of that cult of demon-harrying of which he was the chief object (even though not victim), engaged to him before she had got accustomed to having him in the house; —yes, more of courage than even will yet something of shrewdness too: the shrewdness acquired in excruciating driblets through the fifty years suddenly capitulant and retroactive or suddenly sprouting and flowering like a seed lain fallow in a vacuum or in a single iron clod Because be seemed to perceive without stopping, in that passage through the house which was an unbroken continuation of the long journey from Virginia, the pause not to greet his family but merely to pick up Jones and drag him on out t†   (source)
  • Percy, Northumberland, Th' Archbishop's Grace of York, Douglas, and Mortimer Capitulate against us,   (source)
    capitulate = stopped resisting
  • Every one else seem'd fill'd with gloom,
    Many no doubt thought of capitulation.†   (source)
  • But when my General pass'd me,
    As he stood in his boat and look'd toward the coming sun,
    I saw something different from capitulation.†   (source)
  • Retreating they had form'd in a hollow square with their baggage for
    Nine hundred lives out of the surrounding enemies, nine times their
    number, was the price they took in advance,
    Their colonel was wounded and their ammunition gone,
    They treated for an honorable capitulation, receiv'd writing and
    seal, gave up their arms and march'd back prisoners of war.†   (source)
  • For tho' the natives had slain this Jeffery, yet certainly he was the first aggressor, by attempting to violate the chastity of a young innocent woman, who ventured down to them, on the faith of the public capitulation, which was so treacherously broken.†   (source)
  • '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.'†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • When I came to him he began to capitulate with me, believing I did not understand the right I had to a share in the prize, and would fain have put me off with #20, but I let him know that I was not so ignorant as he supposed I was; and yet I was glad, too, that he offered to bring me to a certainty.†   (source)
  • 'And now, my dear,' says I, 'you will see reason for my capitulations, and that I neither have been the cause of this matter, nor could be so, and that I could know nothing of it before now.'†   (source)
  • And if I had known his thoughts, and how hard he thought I would be to be gained, I might have made my own terms with him; and if I had not capitulated for an immediate marriage, I might for a maintenance till marriage, and might have had what I would; for he was already rich to excess, besides what he had in expectation; but I seemed wholly to have abandoned all such thoughts as these, and was taken up only with the pride of my beauty, and of being beloved by such a gentleman.†   (source)
  • I did indeed case sometimes with myself what young master aimed at, but thought of nothing but the fine words and the gold; whether he intended to marry me, or not to marry me, seemed a matter of no great consequence to me; nor did my thoughts so much as suggest to me the necessity of making any capitulation for myself, till he came to make a kind of formal proposal to me, as you shall hear presently.†   (source)
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