Usage examples for Forcing

  1. Well, he said then, forcing a smile to his lips, I promised I would serve you; see, I am faithful to my word. – Zanoni by Edward Bulwer Lytton
  2. Marriage is a sort of forcing house. – The Green Carnation by Robert Smythe Hichens
  3. Presently she looked up, forcing herself to meet his gaze. – The Splendid Folly by Margaret Pedler
  4. Start forcing him to show his hand. – Life Blood by Thomas Hoover
  5. You're forcing this fight, stranger. – Bull Hunter by Max Brand
  6. The power of seeing- clear was strong upon her, forcing her up to some unnatural level of understanding. – The Man Whom the Trees Loved by Algernon Blackwood
  7. But I don't like the idea of forcing her to go, unless- Then you had better write to that fellow, and ask him to come and get her. – Entire PG Edition of The Works of William Dean Howells by William Dean Howells
  8. It was the fate she was forcing on Mattie- why not let her try it herself? – Ethan Frome by Edith Wharton
  9. I made a mistake in forcing you to meet the companion of your disaster and hearing the story from her, but please do forget it for my sake. – Dorothy at Oak Knowe by Evelyn Raymond
  10. " I thought he was going to shoot you," she replied, forcing herself to meet his eyes. – Paradise Bend by William Patterson White
  11. He bent sideways, forcing Ned's right hand with its pistol slowly down toward the floor. – Bruce of the Circle A by Harold Titus
  12. I hope, dear lady, I am not forcing your confidence? – Possessed by Cleveland Moffett
  13. The authorities finally succeeded in forcing the little girl's parents to send her to school, where she remained only two years. – An Anarchist Woman by Hutchins Hapgood
  14. " Forcing the city gates," he answered. – The Chinese Boy and Girl by Isaac Taylor Headland
  15. He raised his head, considering her, forcing the smile to meet her own. – The Fighting Chance by Robert W. Chambers
  16. I know how greatly I wronged you by forcing you into temptation. – Out of the Primitive by Robert Ames Bennet
  17. Treslong after a short struggle succeeded in forcing his entrance, and arrested, in doing so, the governor of the city, just taking his departure. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  18. The blood seemed to be forcing itself into my eyes- I choked- I felt that my end was come. – The Devil Doctor by Sax Rohmer
  19. If you succeed in forcing them out, where are they to go? – The Mating of Lydia by Mrs. Humphry Ward