Usage examples for encourage

  1. Did she encourage- perhaps prompt- that attack? – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
  2. As a rule, there is much more need to encourage the patient to eat than to limit the diet in any way. – Psychotherapy by James J. Walsh
  3. Do you mean that you encourage these people to come to see you? – The Brown Study by Grace S. Richmond
  4. She's a good woman is Agnes, and would never encourage him in any way. – Red Money by Fergus Hume
  5. You encourage me to talk, when you ought to stop your ears and run from me. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  6. When the time to sacrifice them has come, they take them down to the river, and encourage them to go out so far that they are taken away by the stream, or they push them off with their own hands. – Dr. Scudder's Tales for Little Readers, About the Heathen. by Dr. John Scudder
  7. You may use anything I have written, as I like to encourage a good deed. – Cluthe's Advice to the Ruptured by Chas. Cluthe & Sons
  8. I talked with him and tried to encourage him, but it had no permanent effect. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  9. " They say a fellow gets over feeling so after a while," was the way in which Dick sought to comfort and encourage him. – Rodney The Partisan by Harry Castlemon
  10. The latter would not, from a sense of decency; the former would not, because he did not choose to encourage the advances of a station keeper. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  11. " I don't believe she knows anything about it," Nannie tried to encourage him. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  12. Oh, she must do everything to encourage David. – Tommy and Grizel by J.M. Barrie
  13. It is in my hands, and my friends must encourage me." – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  14. If Ford's going to fall in love with you, Phenie, she said, I think you're foolish to encourage Dick. – The Uphill Climb by B. M. Bower
  15. You told me before you wished to be a governess; but, my dear, if you remember, I did not encourage the idea. – Shirley by Charlotte Brontë
  16. Instead of running he sat down to think, and to encourage, of course, his friends. – A Hero of Romance by Richard Marsh
  17. Here was not the place of the rich man but of the poor man, and he had no one to aid him or encourage him. – The Passing of the Frontier A Chronicle of the Old West, Volume 26 in The Chronicles Of America Series by Emerson Hough
  18. The poet and the priest either encourage the feeling, or do not take any pains to remove it. – A Morning's Walk from London to Kew by Richard Phillips