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impel
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The Mill on the Floss
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  • A keen remembrance and keen pity impelled Maggie to put her hand in Philip’s.
  • Perhaps he was not distinctly conscious that he was impelled to it by a secret longing—running counter to all his self-confessed resolves—to deepen the hold he had on her.

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  • When in the Course of human events, it becomes necessary for one people to dissolve the political bands which have connected them with another ... that they should declare the causes which impel them to the separation.
    Thomas Jefferson  --  The Declaration of Independence
  • The only explanation which I could think of for this mass exodus was that I had somehow disturbed the wolves so seriously they had felt impelled to abandon their den.
    Farley Mowat  --  Never Cry Wolf

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