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  • We're not out to incite, or anger anyone yet.†   (source)
  • "I take it you won't be saying anything that will incite me to give you trouble this semester, Mr. Mulligan?"†   (source)
  • Because, sure, there were issues with my grades (and plenty of other stuff Mr. Beeman didn't know about) but the inciting incident, the thing that had got me called in, the whole business with the cigarettes in the courtyard—whose fault was that?†   (source)
  • And the smell of fear further incites the predator.†   (source)
  • The rumor was that the White Citizens Council would pay reward money to the person who could incite us to misbehave and get ourselves expelled.†   (source)
  • My poor timing has ruined the drama of the event and now the smile on my face incites angry whispers.†   (source)
  • That would, they hoped, incite the Confederacy to continue the war against the Union.†   (source)
  • This incited my mother to greater fits.†   (source)
  • Would he be able to answer the boy's questions where I had failed, provide assurances where I had incited bickering and debate?†   (source)
  • Is it just that Jeanine finally finished planning it, and acted, or was there an inciting incident of some kind?†   (source)
  • She said: 'If Alia incites trouble, it is the fault of authority for not foreseeing and preventing the trouble.'†   (source)
  • Naked, evil, blackened with the sin of exhibitionism, the breeze blowing lewdly up the backs of her legs, inciting lust.†   (source)
  • Normally, her comment might have incited at least a flush from me, but my mood was too serious.†   (source)
  • This attack has the potential to incite such turmoil among our race, the grimstborithn will feel compelled to determine the truth about it, though it may cost them their most skilled spellcasters.†   (source)
  • That is to say that in return for your letter to her, which apparently annoyed her, she meant to turn the other cheek hoping in this way to incite regret for your previous letter and to place you on the defensive in your next.†   (source)
  • Her sex, which afforded him his entry, would nevertheless remain strange to him, an incitement and an anguish, and an everlasting mystery.†   (source)
  • We were joined for two weeks by Walter, who had been on trial in Johannesburg for incitement to strike while I had been in Pretoria.†   (source)
  • They had knives on them, and they tried to incite the others to throw themselves on the armed guards.†   (source)
  • His incitement to ethnic violence worked and his force grew, in no small part because of boys—some of them orphans whose parents had been killed by Doe, some of them kidnapped from their families by Taylor's own militias—that he armed and drugged into a killing frenzy.†   (source)
  • Spreading dissension and inciting to mutiny.†   (source)
  • Kept it all very hush-hush to avoid upsetting the children or inciting them to misbehave.†   (source)
  • During the trip she noticed the tension of the passengers, the military preparations in the towns along the line, and an atmosphere rarified by the certainty that something serious was going to happen, but she had no information until she reached Macondo and they told her that Jose Arcadio Segundo was inciting the workers of the banana company to strike.†   (source)
  • 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."†   (source)
  • On the other hand, he didn't want to incite a mutiny on his own sub.†   (source)
  • It was strange, that moment; strange because I could never have predicted the feeling her words incited in me, the way that I saw her now with that small enticing waist, saw the round, plump curve of her breasts and those delicate, pouting lips.†   (source)
  • Lately, whenever Vlad would hover in front of his best friend or open the Encyclopedia Vampyricain front of him, inciting his eyes to flash iridescent purple, Henry's mood would shift, and then he'd sulk for days.†   (source)
  • There's a law against public incitement to violence.†   (source)
  • It was another to incite a riot.†   (source)
  • With the very visible failure of the investigation into the brutal deaths of three women, the media is attempting to incite a witch-hunt.†   (source)
  • It is forbidden to incite or exhort someone to commit a crime.†   (source)
  • To no one's surprise Callender was promptly arrested for inciting the American people against their President.†   (source)
  • Her eyes never left: him while he spoke and when he'd finished she stayed silent so that suddenly he worried she might have taken his words amiss and seen in them some self-serving incitement.†   (source)
  • The yanquis, rumors go, have ringed the island with nuclear poison, hoping to starve the people and incite a counterrevolution.†   (source)
  • The incitement to violence depends upon total transvaluation of the ordinary values.†   (source)
  • And could the Mede have known he was inciting a war?†   (source)
  • We must do everything we can to delay that outcome for as long as possible—stall negotiations with Naberius, sabotage shipyards in Blys, disrupt his trade, and incite his enemies to attack him.†   (source)
  • And if that pale soft stupid creature could incite the animals when fully clothed, how much more lust would a queen inspire?†   (source)
  • The report's summary goes on: In those places where a large number of Tutsi were killed, an important minority of local government officials participated in the summary executions or incited others to carry them out.†   (source)
  • The Soviet leader insists that he is not trying to incite nuclear war: "Only lunatics or suicides, who themselves want to perish and to destroy the whole world before they die, could do this," he writes.†   (source)
  • Maybe she'll incite your simmering passion.†   (source)
  • No one will dare come here to incite him to anything.†   (source)
  • He is guilty of plotting to destroy the peaceful balance of our society and of inciting the Milago into overthrowing the great reign of our beloved Queen Kagan.†   (source)
  • Perhaps he was afraid he would be held responsible for her escape, afraid the master would think John had incited her to run away.†   (source)
  • Incited by the aura of suspicion that Kemp had infused, Schermont, the new spokesman from Caer-Konig, pointed an accusing finger at Jensin Brent of Caer-Dineval.†   (source)
  • We quit inciting incidents with Dragoons-which did not stop them but reduced number.†   (source)
  • But it's not inciting, per se.†   (source)
  • Also conspiracy to commit sabotage, conspiracy to incite revolution, terrorism, unauthorized national entry, traveling without passports, the carrying of firearms without permit, failure to register said weapons, conspiracy to do harm to His Imperial Majesty the Shahanshah of Iran.†   (source)
  • I have thought that my family, having settled among immigrants who had also been their neighbors in the ancestral land, needed to clean their name, and a wrong word would incite the kinspeople even here.†   (source)
  • Only much later, at the trial, when he was charged with complicity in the strike but not with inciting it, did he learn the truth.†   (source)
  • "There was an inciting incident," says Edward.†   (source)
  • No, garbage rose first, inciting people to build a civilization in response, in self-defense.†   (source)
  • When you're inciting two point two trillion tons of nickel iron, models only go so far.†   (source)
  • For open immorality and publicly inciting others to same.†   (source)
  • Mary Whitney would have been found to have been inhabiting the body of Grace Marks, and thus to be responsible for inciting the crime, and for helping to strangle Nancy Montgomery.†   (source)
  • How memory conspires with objects of human craft, pressing time flat, inciting a tender reminiscence.†   (source)
  • I galloped hard, inciting a stampede.†   (source)
  • I listened silently to the charges: inciting African workers to strike and leaving the country without valid travel documents.†   (source)
  • A RESTLESS NIGHT THE DARK FIGURE STABBED THE BLADE into Vlad's side and forced it as deeply as he was able, inciting an anguished scream from Vlad.†   (source)
  • The light seemed to fall with an increased hardness, examining and inciting the city with an unsparing violence, like the violence of love, and striking from the city's grays and blacks a splendor as of steel on steel.†   (source)
  • I am a convicted prisoner, serving five years for leaving the country without a permit and for inciting people to go on strike at the end of May 1961.†   (source)
  • His lawyers asked to have it tossed out on "diplomatic immunity" but F.N. judges did not fall into trap, merely noted that alleged offenses had taken place outside jurisdiction of lower court, except alleged "inciting" concerning which they found insufficient evidence.†   (source)
  • Kathy, in his sharp-witted testimony, denied committing acts of sabotage or inciting others to do so, but he said he supported such acts if they advanced the struggle.†   (source)
  • Exactly ten minutes later, in a courtroom heavy with tension, the magistrate pronounced sentence: three years for inciting people to strike and two years for leaving the country without a passport; five years in all, with no possibility of parole.†   (source)
  • I am a convicted prisoner serving five years for leaving the country without a permit and for inciting people to go on strike at the end of May 1961.†   (source)
  • The slogans incited the crowd to chants.†   (source)
  • I'm afraid being so close to her will incite me to confront her, and I'm not ready to do that yet.†   (source)
  • And according to Mr. Mulligan, I like to incite trouble, so this class should be fun.†   (source)
  • And such a pretty young kitchen wench will incite lust as well as curiosity.†   (source)
  • Douglas has purchased a splendid new motorcar that I know incites some envy on John's part.†   (source)
  • The thread that had incited their momentum quickly began to unravel.†   (source)
  • You see how my mere presence incites them!†   (source)
  • If he does, everything will just get more complicated and I really can't think about kissing when I've got a rebellion to incite.†   (source)
  • Muad'Dib: "If a child, an untrained person, an ignorant person, or an insane person incites trouble, it is the fault of authority for not predicting and preventing that trouble.†   (source)
  • It was strange, that moment; strange because I could never have predicted the feeling her words incited in me, the way that I saw her now with that small enticing waist, saw the round, plump curve of her breasts and those delicate, pouting lips.†   (source)
  • Adams found the total effect greatly to his liking, but thought temples to Venus and Bacchus unnecessary, as mankind had "no need of artificial incitements to such amusements."†   (source)
  • Mallos then walked to the throne saying, "They are all conspiring to incite the Milago into a revolt against us, your majesty.†   (source)
  • The historian will search for those o, cult causes that induced her to exalt an individual who has neither that innocence of sensibility which incites it to love, nor that omnipotence of intellect which commands us to admire.†   (source)
  • People used the open door as an incitement—to stop, to listen, to stare, to knock, pretending that a friend of theirs had once lived in this very apartment, and did they know whatever had become of good old Tom or Nancy or Joanna?†   (source)
  • When Klara left him it turned something loose, a rant, an unworded voice that incited feelings so varied and confused and bled-together, so resistant to separation and scrutiny that he felt helpless in its surge.†   (source)
  • An add-on a week later stated that "the notorious agente provocateuse Wyoming Knott of Hong Kong in Luna, whose incendiary speech on Monday 13 May had incited the riot that cost the lives of nine brave officers, had not been apprehended in Luna City and had not returned to her usual haunts in Hong Kong in Luna, and was now believed to have died in the massacre she herself set off."†   (source)
  • Glensather of Easthaven also waded in on a group of goblins, hoping to incite his people with the same fury as his barbarian counterpart.†   (source)
  • The colonel never again tried to take my "blanket," but the authorities would permit me to wear it only in court, not on my way to or from court for fear it would "incite" other prisoners.†   (source)
  • Most of them gave technical evidence to show that I left the country illegally and that I had incited African workers to strike during the three-day stay-at-home in May 1961.†   (source)
  • There was nothing provocative about this woman—except that she was an incitement to riot just by existing.†   (source)
  • What are you up to inciting mutiny and insubordination?†   (source)
  • But he sat in Zechman's shop, calm, smoking sponged cigarettes, under the inciting proletarian posters, hearing Latinistic, Germanic, exotic conversation, with large young side of jaw at rest on his collar in the yellow smoke of cold air, mentally blackballing it all.†   (source)
  • Occasionally an old man's treble voice begged for news, and instead of inciting the crowd to babbling it only intensified the hush as they heard the oft-repeated: "Nothing on the wires yet from the North except that there's been fighting."†   (source)
  • When her old self can be manifest without any controlling force subduing or restraining her, or inciting her to action.†   (source)
  • It was true that he had, now and then, a strong suspicion that Odette's daily activities were not hi themselves passionately interesting, and that such relations as she might have with other men did not exhale, naturally, in a universal sense, or for every rational being, a spirit of morbid gloom capable of infecting with fever or of inciting to suicide.†   (source)
  • And yet, there and then, some tiny trace of contrariety in his mind, or of weakness in his body,—by inciting him to regard the present as an exceptional moment, one not to be governed by the rules, one in which prudence itself would allow him to take advantage of the soothing effects of a pleasure and to give his will (until the time should come when its efforts might serve any purpose) a holiday—suspended the action of his will, which ceased to exert its inhibitive control; or,…†   (source)
  • As yet I looked upon crime as a distant evil, benevolence and generosity were ever present before me, inciting within me a desire to become an actor in the busy scene where so many admirable qualities were called forth and displayed.†   (source)
  • It also incited us to create our own suffering and thus to accept frustration as a natural state.†   (source)
  • He incites them to mischief often enough.†   (source)
  • The three hens who had been the ringleaders in the attempted rebellion over the eggs now came forward and stated that Snowball had appeared to them in a dream and incited them to disobey Napoleon's orders.†   (source)
  • It will be you—you who urge us on to battle you who incite us against ourselves you who would have one cobbler kill another cobbler you who would have one man who works kill another man who works you who would have one human being who wants only to live kill another human being who wants only to live.†   (source)
  • Two-thirds of my countrymen read this kind of newspaper, read things written in this tone every morning and every night, are every day worked up and admonished and incited, and robbed of their peace of mind and better feelings by them, and the end and aim of it all is to have the war over again, the next war that draws nearer and nearer, and it will be a good deal more horrible than the last.†   (source)
  • Your indecent exhibition of that girl's dead body serves no purpose but that of an incitement to mob violence.†   (source)
  • The attacks were growing worse, and my refusal to react incited Nealson into coining more absurd phrases.†   (source)
  • It was incited!†   (source)
  • And thanks to the incitement of the Freedmen's Bureau, negroes could always be found who were willing to bring accusations.†   (source)
  • Now they had not only the Bureau agitators and the Carpetbaggers urging them on, but the incitement of whisky as well, and outrages were inevitable.†   (source)
  • "Ah; but it was I who incited him really, though I didn't know I was doing it!†   (source)
  • Thus incited, Tom lent himself to as sensitive and profound listening as was possible for him.†   (source)
  • Low and deep, dull and strange, with some quality to incite dread, came a roar.†   (source)
  • —unless by your noble blindness to incite me to greater hatred of Mormon men.†   (source)
  • In the least way it incited her to coolness and indifference.†   (source)
  • She began the study of Latin, incited by the Roman characteristics of the town she lived in.†   (source)
  • Economic ideas are not an incitement to murder, and one has but to suppose….†   (source)
  • He murdered him and I incited him to do it ….†   (source)
  • The dog, incited by its master, sprang over the wicket-gate and pursued the unfortunate baronet, who fled screaming down the Yew Alley.†   (source)
  • He was too clever for a bad governess, for a parson's daughter, to spoil; and the strangest if not the brightest thread in the pensive embroidery I just spoke of was the impression I might have got, if I had dared to work it out, that he was under some influence operating in his small intellectual life as a tremendous incitement.†   (source)
  • Tormented, incited to hate, he was kept a prisoner so that there was no way of satisfying that hate except at the times his master saw fit to put another dog against him.†   (source)
  • The situation was complicated by a wandering stranger, an Arab half-breed, who, I believe, on purely religious grounds, had incited the tribes in the interior (the bush-folk, as Jim himself called them) to rise, and had established himself in a fortified camp on the summit of one of the twin hills.†   (source)
  • Such an atmosphere could not incite in him the cravings of a boy of eighteen, but in so far as they were excited, the lack of hope made them proportionately bitter.†   (source)
  • They put in the advertisement, one rogue has the temporary office, the other rogue incites the man to apply for it, and together they manage to secure his absence every morning in the week.†   (source)
  • To these wild men, developed by loneliness, fierce-blooded, with pulses like whips, a woman was something that thrilled, charmed, soothed, that incited a strange, insatiable, inexplicable hunger for the very sight of her.†   (source)
  • Carley was impelled to look at his face, and she was amazed to meet the rawest and boldest stare from evil eyes that had ever been her misfortune to incite.†   (source)
  • He stretched out his arms in the street to hold fast the frail swooning form that eluded him and incited him: and the cry that he had strangled for so long in his throat issued from his lips.†   (source)
  • I have that feeling about me now; perhaps it is that feeling which has incited me to tell you the story, to try to hand over to you, as it were, its very existence, its reality—the truth disclosed in a moment of illusion.†   (source)
  • The pursuit was a dream—a glittering allurement; the possession incited a lust for more, and that was madness.†   (source)
  • At the very moment when Vronsky thought that now was the time to overtake Mahotin, Frou-Frou herself, understanding his thoughts, without any incitement on his part, gained ground considerably, and began getting alongside of Mahotin on the most favorable side, close to the inner cord.†   (source)
  • Although far from unfeminine or forward, either in her feelings or her habits, the girl was goaded by a sense of wrongs not altogether merited, incited by the hopelessness of a future that seemed to contain no resting place, and still more influenced by feelings that were as novel to her as they proved to be active and engrossing.†   (source)
  • The rooks, swinging in their lofty houses in the elm-tree avenue, seem to discuss the question of the occupancy of the carriage as it passes underneath, some agreeing that Sir Leicester and my Lady are come down, some arguing with malcontents who won't admit it, now all consenting to consider the question disposed of, now all breaking out again in violent debate, incited by one obstinate and drowsy bird who will persist in putting in a last contradictory croak.†   (source)
  • Fiercely, but evenly incited by the taunts of the German, the Pequod's three boats now began ranging almost abreast; and, so disposed, momentarily neared him.†   (source)
  • "Mind you bring Nancy to the Warrens before the week's out, Mr. Cass," was Priscilla's parting injunction, as she took the reins, and shook them gently, by way of friendly incitement to Speckle.†   (source)
  • My Lord Steyne was incited by Becky, who perhaps believed herself endowed with both the above qualifications, to give an entertainment at Gaunt House, which should include some of these little dramas—and we must take leave to introduce the reader to this brilliant reunion, and, with a melancholy welcome too, for it will be among the very last of the fashionable entertainments to which it will be our fortune to conduct him.†   (source)
  • Thus, to balance the tendency which leads men to divide their estates, there exists another, which incites them to add to them.†   (source)
  • If it happened that some men were immoderately incited to the pursuit of riches, and displayed an excessive liking for physical gratifications, I should not be alarmed; these peculiar symptoms would soon be absorbed in the general aspect of the people.†   (source)
  • At every step he was incited to do some strange, wild, wicked thing or other, with a sense that it would be at once involuntary and intentional, in spite of himself, yet growing out of a profounder self than that which opposed the impulse.†   (source)
  • To be losing such pleasures was no trifle; to be losing them, because she was in the midst of closeness and noise, to have confinement, bad air, bad smells, substituted for liberty, freshness, fragrance, and verdure, was infinitely worse: but even these incitements to regret were feeble, compared with what arose from the conviction of being missed by her best friends, and the longing to be useful to those who were wanting her!†   (source)
  • …rankled the heart of an old man, that has never harmed you or your'n, with bitter feelings toward his kind, at a time when his thoughts should be on a better world; and you've driven him to wish that the beasts of the forest, who never feast on the blood of their own families, was his kindred and race; and now, when he has come to see the last brand of his hut, before it is incited into ashes, you follow him up, at midnight, like hungry hounds on the track of a worn-out and dying deer.†   (source)
  • Thou, Spirit of the Earth, art nearer: Even now my powers are loftier, clearer; I glow, as drunk with new-made wine: New strength and heart to meet the world incite me, The woe of earth, the bliss of earth, invite me, And though the shock of storms may smite me, No crash of shipwreck shall have power to fright me!†   (source)
  • …develop within him more and more, he brooded over the soul of that child, he said to himself that she was his, that nothing could take her from him, that this would last indefinitely, that she would certainly become a nun, being thereto gently incited every day, that thus the convent was henceforth the universe for her as it was for him, that he should grow old there, and that she would grow up there, that she would grow old there, and that he should die there; that, in short,…†   (source)
  • These words redoubled the eagerness of d'Artagnan, who urged his horse, though he stood in need of no incitement, and they proceeded at a rapid pace.†   (source)
  • "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.†   (source)
  • He told himself so; and yet he had once or twice felt a certain savage resistance, and at another moment a shuddering repugnance, to this intrusion of Philip's image, which almost made it a new incitement to rush toward Maggie and claim her for himself.†   (source)
  • Now you reproach me for having a weakness for that lady when you yourself incited her to captivate me!†   (source)
  • I fancied that as they consumed, he recalled the pleasure they had already imparted, and the triumph and ever-increasing pleasure he had anticipated from them; and I fancied I guessed the incitement to his secret studies also.†   (source)
  • A handful of confetti that came from a neighboring carriage, and which, while it covered Morcerf and his two companions with dust, pricked his neck and that portion of his face uncovered by his mask like a hundred pins, incited him to join in the general combat, in which all the masks around him were engaged.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • I know not by what chain of thought the idea presented itself, but it instantly darted into my mind that the murderer had come to mock at my misery and taunt me with the death of Clerval, as a new incitement for me to comply with his hellish desires.†   (source)
  • I am incited to this investigation by reflecting that this particular class of men will most likely play a prominent part in that order of things to which the events of our time are giving birth.†   (source)
  • Granting that the White Whale fully incites the hearts of this my savage crew, and playing round their savageness even breeds a certain generous knight-errantism in them, still, while for the love of it they give chase to Moby Dick, they must also have food for their more common, daily appetites.†   (source)
  • The tempting prospect of putting to the blush people who stand at the head of affairs—that supreme and piquant enjoyment of those who writhe under the heel of the same—had alone animated them, so far as he could see; for he knew nothing of Jopp's incitements.†   (source)
  • At each previous visit he had made to Rome, he had solicited and obtained the same favor; and incited as much by a religious feeling as by gratitude, he was unwilling to quit the capital of the Christian world without laying his respectful homage at the feet of one of St. Peter's successors who has set the rare example of all the virtues.†   (source)
  • 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.†   (source)
  • Not only are private individuals thus incited to prosecute the public officers, but the public officers are encouraged in the same manner to bring the disobedience of private individuals to justice.†   (source)
  • The third proceeded to barricade the doors and windows, then returned, and the three united in stifling the cries of terror incited by the sight of these preparations, and then dragged Assunta feet foremost towards the brazier, expecting to wring from her an avowal of where her supposed treasure was secreted.†   (source)
  • 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!†   (source)
  • In monarchies and aristocracies the natural taste which the rulers have for power and for renown is stimulated by the promptings of ambition, and they are frequently incited by these temptations to very costly undertakings.†   (source)
  • Nor can the prodigious exertions made by tribes in the defence of a country to which they did not belong be adduced in favor of such a system; for it will be found that in these cases their main incitement was religion.†   (source)
  • So he swore an path to incite the man—and swore in vain.†   (source)
  • From you, from my home, I shall never again have the smallest incitement to move; and if I do mix in other society, it will be only to shew that my spirit is humbled, my heart amended, and that I can practise the civilities, the lesser duties of life, with gentleness and forbearance.†   (source)
  • Profoundly penetrated with this idea, I shall carry it with me to my grave, as a strong incitement to unceasing vows that heaven may continue to you the choicest tokens of its beneficence; that your union and brotherly affection may be perpetual; that the free Constitution, which is the work of your hands, may be sacredly maintained; that its administration in every department may be stamped with wisdom and virtue; that, in fine, the happiness of the people of these States, under the…†   (source)
  • Strongest of all, though, is the mind of Zeus who bears the stormcloud: he can turn back a champion, and rob him of his triumph, even when he incites the man.†   (source)
  • Another thing he commented on was equipping soldiers with firearms or sidearms of any description liable to go off at any time which was tantamount to inciting them against civilians should by any chance they fall out over anything.†   (source)
  • But now to purpose; ere that dayes eight Were passed of the month of July, fill* *it befell That January caught so great a will, Through egging* of his wife, him for to play *inciting In his garden, and no wight but they tway, That in a morning to this May said he: <25> "Rise up, my wife, my love, my lady free; The turtle's voice is heard, mine owen sweet; The winter is gone, with all his raines weet.†   (source)
  • It took several tries, as the probing seemed to incite the pains, and examination was impossible during the relentlessly powerful contractions.†   (source)
  • …your droning prophecies then
    and the way you've loosed the dogs of this boy's anger—
    your eyes peeled for a house-gift he might give you.
    Here's my prophecy, bound to come to pass.
    If you, you old codger, wise as the ages,
    talk him round, incite the boy to riot,
    he'll be the first to suffer, let me tell you.
    And you, old man, we'll clap some fine on you
    you'll weep to pay, a fine to crush your spirit!
    Here in front of you all, here's my advice for him.
    Let him…†   (source)
  • But here he lies,
    quite dead, and he incited it all—Antinous
    look, the man who drove us all to crime!
    Not that he needed marriage, craved it so;
    he'd bigger game in mind—though Zeus barred his way—
    he'd lord it over Ithaca's handsome country, king himself,
    once he'd lain in wait for your son and cut him down!
    But now he's received the death that he deserved.
    So spare your own people!†   (source)
  • …waxing and waning: the forced invariability of her aspect: her indeterminate response to inaffirmative interrogation: her potency over effluent and refluent waters: her power to enamour, to mortify, to invest with beauty, to render insane, to incite to and aid delinquency: the tranquil inscrutability of her visage: the terribility of her isolated dominant implacable resplendent propinquity: her omens of tempest and of calm: the stimulation of her light, her motion and her presence: the…†   (source)
  • No blown ambition doth our arms incite, But love, dear love, and our ag'd father's right: Soon may I hear and see him!†   (source)
  • And, Benedick, love on; I will requite thee, Taming my wild heart to thy loving hand: If thou dost love, my kindness shall incite thee To bind our loves up in a holy band; For others say thou dost deserve, and I Believe it better than reportingly.†   (source)
  • The hope of impunity is a strong incitement to sedition; the dread of punishment, a proportionably strong discouragement to it.†   (source)
  • Hence the one provokes and incites the most languid appetite, and the other turns and palls that which is the sharpest and keenest.†   (source)
  • I had not yet been a year in this country before I contracted such a love and veneration for the inhabitants, that I entered on a firm resolution never to return to humankind, but to pass the rest of my life among these admirable Houyhnhnms, in the contemplation and practice of every virtue, where I could have no example or incitement to vice.†   (source)
  • …it is absurd and of ill consequence to the commonwealth that a thief and a murderer should be equally punished; for if a robber sees that his danger is the same if he is convicted of theft as if he were guilty of murder, this will naturally incite him to kill the person whom otherwise he would only have robbed; since, if the punishment is the same, there is more security, and less danger of discovery, when he that can best make it is put out of the way; so that terrifying thieves too…†   (source)
  • This concurs directly with the letter: she sends him on purpose, that I may appear stubborn to him; for she incites me to that in the letter.†   (source)
  • [1] The famous troubadour who incited the young Prince Henry to rebellion against his father, Henry II. of England.†   (source)
  • Go bring the rabble, O'er whom I give thee power, here to this place; Incite them to quick motion; for I must Bestow upon the eyes of this young couple Some vanity of mine art: it is my promise, And they expect it from me.†   (source)
  • What if the sun Be center to the world; and other stars, By his attractive virtue and their own Incited, dance about him various rounds?†   (source)
  • If the power of affording it be placed under the direction of the Union, there will be no danger of a supine and listless inattention to the dangers of a neighbor, till its near approach had superadded the incitements of selfpreservation to the too feeble impulses of duty and sympathy.†   (source)
  • ] My master was yet wholly at a loss to understand what motives could incite this race of lawyers to perplex, disquiet, and weary themselves, and engage in a confederacy of injustice, merely for the sake of injuring their fellow-animals; neither could he comprehend what I meant in saying, they did it for hire.†   (source)
  • Mr Jones had somewhat about him, which, though I think writers are not thoroughly agreed in its name, doth certainly inhabit some human breasts; whose use is not so properly to distinguish right from wrong, as to prompt and incite them to the former, and to restrain and withhold them from the latter.†   (source)
  • They think such respect paid to the memory of good men is both the greatest incitement to engage others to follow their example, and the most acceptable worship that can be offered them; for they believe that though by the imperfection of human sight they are invisible to us, yet they are present among us, and hear those discourses that pass concerning themselves.†   (source)
  • As they fright men from committing crimes by punishments, so they invite them to the love of virtue by public honours; therefore they erect statues to the memories of such worthy men as have deserved well of their country, and set these in their market-places, both to perpetuate the remembrance of their actions and to be an incitement to their posterity to follow their example.†   (source)
  • For although few men will avow their desires of being immortal, upon such hard conditions, yet in the two kingdoms before mentioned, of Balnibarbi and Japan, he observed that every man desired to put off death some time longer, let it approach ever so late: and he rarely heard of any man who died willingly, except he were incited by the extremity of grief or torture.†   (source)
  • Could that which procures a freer vent for the products of the earth, which furnishes new incitements to the cultivation of land, which is the most powerful instrument in increasing the quantity of money in a state--could that, in fine, which is the faithful handmaid of labor and industry, in every shape, fail to augment that article, which is the prolific parent of far the greatest part of the objects upon which they are exerted?†   (source)
  • And they intermingle them so, that the younger and the older may be set by one another; for if the younger sort were all set together, they would, perhaps, trifle away that time too much in which they ought to beget in themselves that religious dread of the Supreme Being which is the greatest and almost the only incitement to virtue.†   (source)
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