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induce
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induce
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Frankenstein
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  • The words induced me to turn towards myself.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I hoped to induce you to grant me a boat with which I could pursue my enemy.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The Persian, Arabic, and Sanskrit languages engaged his attention, and I was easily induced to enter on the same studies.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Induced by these feelings, I was of course led to admire peaceable lawgivers, Numa, Solon, and Lycurgus, in preference to Romulus and Theseus.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • My aunt conceived a great attachment for her, by which she was induced to give her an education superior to that which she had at first intended.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Here I paused, not exactly knowing what path to pursue, when I heard the sound of voices, that induced me to conceal myself under the shade of a cypress.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • When actuated by selfish and vicious motives, I asked you to undertake my unfinished work, and I renew this request now, when I am only induced by reason and virtue.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • He mentioned the beauties of his native country and asked us if those were not sufficient allurements to induce us to prolong our journey as far north as Perth, where he resided.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • I expressed a wish to visit England, but concealing the true reasons of this request, I clothed my desires under a guise which excited no suspicion, while I urged my desire with an earnestness that easily induced my father to comply.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • You come to us now to share a misery which nothing can alleviate; yet you presence will, I hope, revive our father, who seems sinking under his misfortune; and your persuasions will induce poor Elizabeth to cease her vain and tormenting selfaccusations.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • These are my enticements, and they are sufficient to conquer all fear of danger or death and to induce me to commence this laborious voyage with the joy a child feels when he embarks in a little boat, with his holiday mates, on an expedition of discovery up his native river.  (not reviewed by editor)

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