But were there roses enough to oblige her to go twice?
I only puzzle them, and oblige them to make civil speeches.
It raises my spleen more than anything, to have the pretence of being asked, of being given a choice, and at the same time addressed in such a way as to oblige one to do the very thing, whatever it be!
In one respect it was better, as it gave him the means of conferring a kindness where he wished to oblige.
You must forgive the liberty, and oblige me.
She had, to oblige Edmund, resolved to wear it; but it was too large for the purpose.
Miss Bertram’s attention and opinion was evidently his chief aim; and though her deportment showed rather conscious superiority than any solicitude to oblige him, the mention of Sotherton Court, and the ideas attached to it, gave her a feeling of complacency, which prevented her from being very ungracious.
"You must oblige us," said he, "indeed you must.
"Perhaps," said Tom, "Fanny may be more disposed to oblige us now.
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The law obliges doctors to report suspected child abuse.
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