Not a few succumbed;
others would turn on their nearest pursuer in mortal combat, which was soon decided in one way or the other.
I suspected it when I heard that she had succumbed
to death, which I- yes, I here- had held back from her with severe toil through many a sleepless night.
He therefore called together two or three of his men who were in the crowd, and made his way to the scene of conflict just as the lads succumbed
to their foes.