Usage examples for incite

  1. It was not difficult to incite his victims to this act of robbery. – The Iron Trail by Rex Beach
  2. Also the " ghosts clad in brass" he had heard about- these fantastic and warlike shades who made peaceable men go out to battle- all except the Ochori, who were never warlike, and whom no number of ghosts could incite to deeds of violence. – Sanders of the River by Edgar Wallace
  3. But the very results that have been obtained incite to a continuation, especially as the two last expeditions have opened a new field of inquiry, exceedingly promising in a scientific, and I venture also to say in a practical, point of view, namely, the part of the Polar Sea lying east of the mouth of the Yenisej. – The Voyage of the Vega round Asia and Europe, Volume I and Volume II by A.E. Nordenskieold
  4. They who are governed by reason, need no other motive than the mere goodness of a thing to incite them to the practice of it. – Æsop's Fables Embellished with One Hundred and Eleven Emblematical Devices. by Æsop
  5. But the hostility aroused by the battle and the events that led to it existed, in some measure, yet; and one party began to fan the smouldering embers of distrust in the king's mind and incite him to vengeance against the other. – The Story of Norway by Hjalmar H. Boyesen
  6. He was much pleased and flew down on to the table to hear all about it and incite me to further effort. – My Robin by Frances Hodgson Burnett
  7. In November, 1859, old John Brown, who had figured conspicuously in the fights, organized a hostile gang of Abolitionists and came down to Virginia, presumably to incite the negroes against their masters and urge them to insurrection. – Life Gleanings by T. J. Macon
  8. The four at the curb, deterred from retreat by that sense of shame which is not entirely absent even in the lowest and most depraved, were now insistently giving their rap to incite their comrades to hasten. – The Strange Adventures of Mr. Middleton by Wardon Allan Curtis
  9. For a second Anstice paused, innate humanity forbidding him to leave the man alone in his agony; but the thought of Iris drove away such weakness, and realizing that the noise of the shots must incite his foes to immediate investigation, he hastily restored his revolver to its place and ran, faster than ever, in the direction of the Fort. – Afterwards by Kathlyn Rhodes