- The violence of her emotion made her set her teeth, as if were, against giving way .
- I saw that rusting bulkheads and decaying decks had given way during the winter .
- The euphoria of victory in 1945 had long since given way to sullen resentment .
- Their engagements at exeter instantly gave way before such an invitation .
- The president concluded that his assistant must give way to a compromise candidate .
- However, he gave way to her representations, and they entered the furmity booth forthwith .
- The earlier good humour and high spirits give way to a progressively despairing vision .
- The stiffness of the meeting soon gave way before their popular manners and more diffused intimacies .
- The fresh, salty scent of the wild roses had given way before this more powerful perfume of midsummer .
- During the civil war, writs of habeas corpus were ignored, and civil trials gave way to military trials .