1 Gregor tried to imagine whether something of the sort that had happened to him today could ever happen to the chief clerk too; you had to concede that it was possible.
2 Whether they're right or not, you have to concede that his simplicity and arrogance, however little they show, do weaken his function of guarding the entrance, they are defects in the doorkeeper's character.
The Trial By Franz KafkaGet Context In Chapter Nine In the Cathedral
3 I always suppose anything people please, and, besides, you must concede something to diseased minds.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 43. The House at Auteuil.
4 Well, any one who had beheld his spiritual self would have been obliged to concede that it weakened at that moment.
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5 They are--right pretty, he conceded.
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6 She conceded Mrs. Mott's demand so violently that for two days she dropped her own campaign.
7 Honest white men practically conceded the necessity of intelligence murdering ignorance to correct the mistake of the general government, and the race was left to the tender mercies of the solid South.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-BarnettGet Context In IV
8 The world looks on with wonder that we have conceded so much and remain law-abiding under such great outrage and provocation.
Southern Horrors By Ida B. Wells-BarnettGet Context In VII
9 He now conceded it to be impossible that he should ever become a hero.
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10 I think it will be conceded by my most disputatious reader, that she could hardly have directed an unfortunate boy to do anything in the wide world more difficult to be done under the circumstances.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter VIII
11 It had been his own idea to wear that touch of powder, and I had conceded the powder after overcoming the shorts.
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12 That once conceded, I return to my exhortation.
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13 This point had been conceded to the accusation and could no longer be disputed.
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14 After a short duration, the permission was most graciously conceded.
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15 He performed these two social duties for old dignity's sake but conceded nothing further to the conventions which regulate the civic life.