Even if you were really criminal, for that can only drive you to desperation, and not instigate you to virtue.
Sometimes, indeed, he left marks in writing on the barks of the trees or cut in stone that guided me and instigated my fury.
After a slight repose, during which the spirits of the dead hovered round and instigated me to toil and revenge, I prepared for my journey.
He paused, looking on me with wonder, and again turning towards the lifeless form of his creator, he seemed to forget my presence, and every feature and gesture seemed instigated by the wildest rage of some uncontrollable passion.
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The group is accused of instigating the violence in the area.
She does not think the current leadership will instigate significant social reform.