James Gatz — that was really, or at least legally, his name. He had changed it at the age of seventeen and at the specific moment that witnessed the beginning of his career — when he saw Dan Cody’s yacht drop anchor over the most insidious flat on Lake Superior. ... Cody asked him a few questions (one of them elicited the brand new name) and found that he was quick and extravagantly ambitious.
It appreciated fully the chain of national circumstances which had elicited this tribute from Montenegro’s warm little heart.
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Her comments elicited public outrage.
Her comment elicited loud applause from the audience.