1 Everyone had his own idea on that subject and was loath to relinquish it, just as everyone had ideas about the color and cut of the uniforms.
2 He was therefore forced to relinquish his plan.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 71. The Jeroboam's Story.
3 They soon relinquish this turbulence though, and when about three-fourths grown, break up, and separately go about in quest of settlements, that is, harems.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
4 This amount I was compelled to make up, or relinquish the privilege of hiring my time.
5 They jerked at it, stout and furious, but the color sergeant was dead, and the corpse would not relinquish its trust.
6 but no trace of her has been discovered, and we relinquish.
7 You might relinquish that scheme.
8 I would not so soon relinquish the attempt to reconquer it.
9 One thing was manifest to both of us, and that was, that until relief came, neither of us could relinquish the fire.
10 That she would never waver in it, never be diverted from it, never relinquish it, while there was any chance of hope.
11 I will do anything you desire, except relinquish my determination of finding out who this man is.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 34. The Colosseum.
12 His fervid nature could not afford to relinquish one of these, though two of the three were as many as he could hope to preserve.
Return of the Native By Thomas HardyContext Highlight In BOOK 3: 4 An Hour of Bliss and Many Hours of Sadness
13 Now, Planchet has an excellent memory; and I will be bound that sooner than relinquish any possible means of vengeance, he will allow himself to be beaten to death.
14 But were the circumstances of the country other than they are these communities would be forced to make attempts to extend their dominions, and be constrained to relinquish their present peaceful mode of life.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo MachiavelliContext Highlight In BOOK 2: CHAPTER XIX.
15 The child, relinquished by the nurse, rushed across the room and rooted shyly into her mother's dress.