Failing to dislodge them, and surrounded by hostile troops and an infuriated peasantry, Dupont capitulated with over Battle of 20,000 men.
Dupont capitulated at Bailen into the hands of Castanos, and Junot at Cintra to Wellesley; while Europe trembled at this first check to the hitherto invincible imperial armies.
Paris capitulated on the 3oth of March, and the Delenda Carthago, pronounced against England, was spokenof Napoleon.
The royal government was too much exhausted to overthrow even a decaying power like that of the parlements, and being still more afraid of the future representatives of the French people than of the supreme courts, capitulated to the insurgent parlements.
The whole feudal system crumbled before the revolutionary insistence of the peasants; for their masters, bourgeois or nobles, terrified by prolonged riots, capitulated and gradually had to consent to make the resolutions of the 4th of August a reality.