Vercingetorix saw that he was no match for the legions in open battle.
We should have a different idea of Cæsar if Vercingetorix had written his Commentaries.
After so many fruitless efforts, the Gauls resolved next day to obey the order of Vercingetorix, and evacuate the place.
To save his comrades Vercingetorix gave in to Cæsar, and galloped out of his stronghold to give up his sword.
The bronze equestrian statue of Vercingetorix, the fiery Gallic chieftain, in the Clermont museum, is full of violent action.
Du Guesclin and Vercingetorix in particular were, however, a sore trial to them.
Above it on the top of the hill is an enormous statue of Vercingetorix.
After struggling vainly to continue the war, Vercingetorix surrendered, and the Gallic chieftains laid down their arms.
As Vercingetorix said, the Romans won their victories, not by superior courage, but by superior science.
Vercingetorix was one of those who persevere and act in the days of distress just as in the spring-tide of their hopes.