Usage examples for concession

  1. In the first place, a man whose bill is paid for him always makes some concession to the man who pays it. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  2. He did not explain that the dinner was really a thoughtful concession to his companion. – When A Man's A Man by Harold Bell Wright
  3. My husband is to go back when he has- what you call it- established his claim- concession. – A Little Girl in Old Quebec by Amanda Millie Douglas
  4. But he would make no concession; he stood upon his rights. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  5. At last, without compromise, and equally without the slightest concession to the natural human passion for vindication, the momentous step had been taken. – The Honorable Senator Sage-Brush by Francis Lynde
  6. You refuse the concession of land, Sir? – Temporal Power by Marie Corelli
  7. Estelle could hardly hide her satisfaction at this unexpected concession. – The Spinners by Eden Phillpotts
  8. They could obtain not one single solitary tariff concession. – The Canadian Commonwealth by Agnes C. Laut
  9. During the train passage, he made the concession of keeping away from Bertram, and grouped himself off in the other double seat. – The Readjustment by Will Irwin
  10. There was to be no concession to imagination, none to convention, none to that insidious form of human weakness known as good taste. – Quick Action by Robert W. Chambers
  11. This would be positively the last concession to the Dream. – Comrade Yetta by Albert Edwards
  12. You'll have to make that concession to the world, my darling. – Burning Sands by Arthur Weigall
  13. They would concede nothing, and would stand up and fight if the word concession were named to them. – Ralph the Heir by Anthony Trollope
  14. But how had that concession been received by the people of Ireland? – Maxims And Opinions Of Field-Marshal His Grace The Duke Of Wellington, Selected From His Writings And Speeches During A Public Life Of More Than Half A Century by Arthur Wellesley, Duke of Wellington
  15. I was told that he had gone back to his concession. – Boy Scouts in an Airship by G. Harvey Ralphson
  16. But while the demand for reform seemed to have grown weaker and its concession more remote, the aspect of foreign affairs was much more favourable. – A Short History of English Liberalism by Walter Lyon Blease