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War and Peace
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  • "Now then, go on, go on!" incited the officer, bending forward and trying not to lose a word of the speech which was incomprehensible to him.
  • Popes, kings, and knights incited the peoples to free the Holy Land; but the people did not go, for the unknown cause which had previously impelled them to go no longer existed.
  • That arousing of the people by their sovereign and his call to them to defend their country—the very incitement which was the chief cause of Russia’s triumph in so far as it was produced by the Tsar’s personal presence in Moscow—was suggested to the Emperor, and accepted by him, as a pretext for quitting the army.
  • All Moscow repeated Prince Dolgorukov’s saying: "If you go on modeling and modeling you must get smeared with clay," suggesting consolation for our defeat by the memory of former victories; and the words of Rostopchin, that French soldiers have to be incited to battle by highfalutin words, and Germans by logical arguments to show them that it is more dangerous to run away than to advance, but that Russian soldiers only need to be restrained and held back!

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  • Murder, assault, escape, possession of a weapon, inciting a riot, drug possession, and one perfect catch-all: "conduct which disrupts or interferes with the orderly running of the institution or the BOP."
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  • "I take it you won’t be saying anything that will incite me to give you trouble this semester, Mr. Mulligan?"
    Colleen Hoover  --  Hopeless

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