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induce
used in Of Human Bondage

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induce her to
Definition
to persuade somebody to do something
  • He had quite made up his mind that nothing would induce him ever to see her again.
    43-44 — Chapters 43-44 (93% in)
induce = persuade (convince)
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  • The bathe was uproarious, and it was necessary for Sally to be very severe to induce them all to come out.
    117-118 — Chapters 117-118 (78% in)
  • He made up his mind now that nothing Josiah Graves said would induce him to remove the candlesticks from the altar, and he muttered Bismarck to himself once or twice irritably.
    7-8 — Chapters 7-8 (63% in)
  • It was with difficulty that his aunt induced him to put the book down for tea.
    9-10 — Chapters 9-10 (38% in)
  • She could never, never do this, and corresponded with him continually, and he was making every effort to induce an exasperating father to change his mind.
    23-24 — Chapters 23-24 (58% in)
  • I hate London, I hate the work, and nothing will induce me to go back to it.'
    39-40 — Chapters 39-40 (2% in)
  • He was willing enough that Philip should take up some other profession, he suggested his father's calling, medicine, but nothing would induce him to pay an allowance if Philip went to Paris.
    39-40 — Chapters 39-40 (19% in)
  • It was said that in the little studio in the Rue Campagne Premiere, which served him for workroom and bed-room, he had wonderful pictures which would make his reputation if only he could be induced to exhibit them.
    43-44 — Chapters 43-44 (73% in)
  • She had the small regular features, the blue eyes, and the broad low brow, which the Victorian painters, Lord Leighton, Alma Tadema, and a hundred others, induced the world they lived in to accept as a type of Greek beauty.
    55-56 — Chapters 55-56 (32% in)
  • Dunsford noticed that a man with san dy hair and a bristly moustache, who looked like a German, was favoured with her attention whenever he came into the shop; and then it was only by calling her two or three times that they could induce her to take their order.
    55-56 — Chapters 55-56 (37% in)
  • Lawson, on the lookout for models, had discovered a girl who was understudying at one of the theatres, and in order to induce her to sit to him arranged a little luncheon-party one Sunday.
    65-66 — Chapters 65-66 (39% in)
  • She felt that nothing could induce her to go back to Philip.
    79-80 — Chapters 79-80 (82% in)
  • Leonard Upjohn had induced Cronshaw to give him all his poems and found that there were enough to make a volume of reasonable size.
    83-84 — Chapters 83-84 (6% in)
  • Nothing would induce him to come.
    83-84 — Chapters 83-84 (98% in)
  • I suppose nothing will induce you to do any of the things Tyrell advised?
    83-84 — Chapters 83-84 (**% in)
  • She looked after her very well and once when she had a bad cold proved herself a devoted nurse; but the child bored her, and she spoke to her sharply when she bothered; she was fond of her, but had not the maternal passion which might have induced her to forget herself.
    93-94 — Chapters 93-94 (14% in)
  • When she found that nothing would induce Philip to share the same room with her, when he spoke to her about it with a tone in his voice she had never heard before, she suddenly realised that he did not want her.
    95-96 — Chapters 95-96 (67% in)
  • Every night he swore that nothing would induce him to put up with such another and determined next morning to write to his uncle, or to Mr. Nixon, the solicitor, or to Lawson; but when the time came he could not bring himself to make the humiliating confession of his utter failure.
    99-100 — Chapters 99-100 (92% in)
  • They had begun by getting their stage-costumes at Lynn's, and he had induced many of them to get their other clothes there as well.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (6% in)
  • Nothing will induce me to take it off.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (23% in)
  • It was evidently very unusual for someone to offer a partnership to a newly qualified man; and he realised with wonder that, although nothing would induce him to say so, Doctor South had taken a fancy to him.
    117-118 — Chapters 117-118 (25% in)

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