1 Sonya did not succumb to the tender tone Natasha used toward her.
2 But the third time, which is the present, you may succumb.
3 Perhaps if she changed her tactics-- But she felt that if Ashley succumbed to premeditated feminine tricks, she could never respect him as she now did.
4 The helpless wounded succumbed to her charms without a struggle.
5 Mrs. Fisher's measures had been well-taken, and society, surprised in a dull moment, succumbed to the temptation of Mrs. Bry's hospitality.
6 The doctor analyzed the symptoms of the malady to which the prisoner had succumbed, and declared that he was dead.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 19. The Third Attack.
7 The look was far worse to resist than the frantic strain: only an idiot, however, would have succumbed now.
8 In the actual sex-thrill within the body, the sisters nearly succumbed to the strange male power.
9 Even my old man succumbed and did not contradict her, but gave me double share instead.
10 He almost succumbed to this blow; in a few weeks his hair was grey; he was getting ready to go abroad, if possible to distract his mind.
11 White men lynch the offending Afro-American, not because he is a despoiler of virtue, but because he succumbs to the smiles of white women.
12 Nor can nature escape from these intense and various tortures by succumbing to them for the soul is sustained and maintained in evil so that its suffering may be the greater.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceContext Highlight In Chapter 3
13 He was succumbing to irresistible, youthful, childish drowsiness.