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induce
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induce
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Northanger Abbey
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  • If you can be induced to honour us with a visit, you will make us happy beyond expression.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • What could induce you to come into this set, when you knew I was in the other? I have been quite wretched without you.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • The dancing began within a few minutes after they were seated; and James, who had been engaged quite as long as his sister, was very importunate with Isabella to stand up; but John was gone into the card-room to speak to a friend, and nothing, she declared, should induce her to join the set before her dear Catherine could join it too.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With you, it is not, How is such a one likely to be influenced, What is the inducement most likely to act upon such a person's feelings, age, situation, and probable habits of life consideredóbut, How should I be influenced, What would be my inducement in acting so and so?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • With you, it is not, How is such a one likely to be influenced, What is the inducement most likely to act upon such a person's feelings, age, situation, and probable habits of life consideredóbut, How should I be influenced, What would be my inducement in acting so and so?  (not reviewed by editor)

  • It was a bold surmise, for he was Isabella's brother; and she had been assured by James that his manners would recommend him to all her sex; but in spite of this, the extreme weariness of his company, which crept over her before they had been out an hour, and which continued unceasingly to increase till they stopped in Pulteney Street again, induced her, in some small degree, to resist such high authority, and to distrust his powers of giving universal pleasure.  (not reviewed by editor)

  • Thorpe, most happy to be on speaking terms with a man of General Tilney's importance, had been joyfully and proudly communicative; and being at that time not only in daily expectation of Morland's engaging Isabella, but likewise pretty well resolved upon marrying Catherine himself, his vanity induced him to represent the family as yet more wealthy than his vanity and avarice had made him believe them.  (not reviewed by editor)

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