Is this the still militant old man, standing at the corners of the three kingdoms, on all hands coercing alms of beggars?
Starbuck’s body and Starbuck’s coerced will were Ahab’s, so long as Ahab kept his magnet at Starbuck’s brain; still he knew that for all this the chief mate, in his soul, abhorred his captain’s quest, and could he, would joyfully disintegrate himself from it, or even frustrate it.
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It is better to convince than to coerce.
The legislative bodies debated about what techniques could be used by the CIA to coerce a suspect into talking.