Usage examples for relent

  1. Let thy proud heart relent Come back to my tall, white tent, Come back, my only son! – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  2. They said they felt sure her mother would " relent – The Man Who Could Not Lose by Richard Harding Davis
  3. He says: If you take it for a good counsel to relent towards this tyrant, you will repent it when it shall be too late. – Raleigh by Edmund Gosse
  4. Wanhope had the effect of appealing to Minver, but the painter would not relent – Questionable Shapes by William Dean Howells
  5. As the young minister mingled sage truths with the recital of his stories, the Sovereign, who had listened to him, felt his anger relent – Eastern Tales by Many Story Tellers by Various
  6. The dog stands for a moment on the platform, panting and gazing at his master as if hoping that he will relent – Leaves in the Wind by A. G. Gardiner
  7. At the Congress of the Soviets the chairman of the Central Committee of the Soviets, Sverdlov, said: 'We invoke the Soviets not to relent but to fortify the Terror, no matter how terrible it may be and what dimensions it may assume. – The Red Conspiracy by Joseph J. Mereto
  8. She may relent later, when she realizes what it's really like on Sirius. – Tangle Hold by F. L. Wallace
  9. Her father was the first to relent and was finally brought, by Lottie's irresistible witchery, quite over on her side. – From Jest to Earnest by E. P. Roe
  10. " That's evasion," she said, looking straight at him, hoping that he would relent and speak. – The Trail to Yesterday by Charles Alden Seltzer
  11. His mood seemed to relent the delay, perhaps, had calmed his first access of passion, and he was grown more reasonable. – The Shame of Motley by Raphael Sabatini
  12. If this were impossible, his best hope was to wait, secure in Mildred's faith, for the chances of the future, believing that his father might relent if his mother would not. – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  13. He will relent erelong. – The Complete Poetical Works of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow by Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
  14. She did not want to relent and once the letter was in the post- box, the thing would be done. – The Necromancers by Robert Hugh Benson
  15. For shame, my lord of Winchester, relent – King-Henry-VI-Part-1 by Shakespeare, William
  16. " I'll take good care of her, Mrs. Kenton," he said, and for the first time she felt herself relent a little towards him. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  17. This time the goddess seemed to relent – The Blazed Trail by Stewart Edward White
  18. The large eyes filled with tears, but she made no motion to relent – Floyd Grandon's Honor by Amanda Minnie Douglas
  19. My mother would not relent – The Virginians by William Makepeace Thackeray
  20. Yet pause- to relent even to- morrow may be too late. – Guy Rivers: A Tale of Georgia by William Gilmore Simms