YIELD


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YIELDYouth Investing Energy in Leadership Development (Mason City, IA)
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The fellow on shore was between sleeping and waking, and going to start up; the captain, who was foremost, ran in upon him, and knocked him down; and then called out to him in the boat to yield, or he was a dead man.
The other answered, "Ay, ay; for God's sake, Tom Smith, throw down your arms and yield, or you are all dead men this moment." "Who must we yield to?
"Let others- the young- yield afresh to that fraud, but we know life, our life is finished!"
The versifying which I was always at was easier, and yielded itself more to my hand.
Then neither spoke more, but fell sternly to work--lunge and thrust and ward and parry--for two full hours the weapons smote together sullenly, and neither Robin Hood nor Sir Guy would yield an inch.
"Colonel Tomlison," said Charles, "kings cannot yield; the man alone submits to force."
"And wherefore fire?" said the colonel; "every one has yielded."
See how the trees beside a stream in flood Save, if they yield to force, each spray unharmed, But by resisting perish root and branch.
(Str.) Love resistless in fight, all yield at a glance of thine eye, Love who pillowed all night on a maiden's cheek dost lie, Over the upland holds.
So, by our fountains and familiar gods I pray thee, yield and hear; a beggar I And exile, thou an exile likewise; both Involved in one misfortune find a home As pensioners, while he, the lord of Thebes, O agony!
But she could not realize why or how she should have yielded, feeling as she then did.
I yielded to my father, I yielded to you; and this is the end of it!