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  • "Reviving Friendship" (p. 5) is perhaps less expressive than "Relenting," as it once stood; and the phrase, "ten thousand _furlowed_ heroes" ( 'ibid'.), throws a new light on the heroic character.

    The Works of Lord Byron: Letters and Journals. Vol. 2

  • Relenting, his father made Ralph's older sister, Emily, tag along.

    Loyal Fans Are Batting Cleanup

  • Relenting to pressure from state government officials, Wal-Mart Stores said yesterday that it would begin carrying Plan B, an emergency contraception pill, in all of its United States pharmacies by the end of the month.

    I'm going to miss the place of occasional employment...

  • Relenting, she walks over and sits beside him, folding her arms across her knees.

    The Comeback Season

  • Relenting his anger, Jeroboam asked the man of God to intervene so that God would restore his hand.

    Mysteries & Intrigues of the Bible

  • Relenting, he leans back against the couch and stares at the ceiling.

    My Sister’s Keeper

  • Relenting at last, Karelin reached out to clap the young PLARB captain on the shoulder.

    Countdown

  • Relenting, Ken took her by the shoulders and gave her a little shake.

    Decision at Doona

  • Relenting a little the king sent an older sister to urge Kuan Yin to accept the husband he had found for her.

    Buddhism and Buddhists in China

  • Knowledge of the gods tells further how the day on which Pompeides found the gods shall be kept for ever as a fast until the evening and called the Fast of the Departing, but in the evening shall a feast be held which is named the Feast of the Relenting, for on that evening

    Time and the Gods

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