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This idea of surrender had a perilous attraction for his mind now that he felt his soul beset once again by the insistent voices of the flesh which began to murmur to him again during his prayers and meditations.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
One Sunday morning Squealer announced that the hens, who had just come in to lay again, must surrender their eggs.
Animal Farm By George Orwell Context
But some strange force of evil would not let her give herself up to her feelings, as though the rules of warfare would not permit her to surrender.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Men can only be taken prisoners if they surrender according to the rules of strategy and tactics, as the Germans did.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Chance contrives that though he directs all his efforts to prepare an expedition against England (which would inevitably have ruined him) he never carries out that intention, but unexpectedly falls upon Mack and the Austrians, who surrender without a battle.
War and Peace(V6) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Perhaps, in those days, there were a few among men, a few of clear sight and clean soul, who refused to surrender that word.
Men, moreover, in proportion as they see you averse to usurp authority over them, grow the readier to surrender themselves into your hands; and fear you less on the score of their freedom, when they find you acting towards them with consideration and kindness.
Discourses on the First Decade of Titus Livius By Niccolo Machiavelli Context
It was the Fontaine boys, the first of the County men home from the war, who brought the news of the surrender.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Soldiers of the war of 1808, on whom Saragossa had fallen in formidable ruin, frowned in 1823 at the easy surrender of citadels, and began to regret Palafox.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor Hugo Context
The fetid closeness of the air, and a famishing diet, united perhaps to some fears of ultimate retribution, had constrained them to surrender at discretion.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville Context
He sought to open it; lock and padlock were fastened; these faithful guardians seemed unwilling to surrender their trust.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context