Usage examples for induce

  1. The subject was of sufficient importance to induce me to write to you. – Jane Talbot by Charles Brockden Brown
  2. Ettinger was to hold out, and induce the others to hold out with him if he could. – The Short Cut by Jackson Gregory
  3. Although not fully alive to the danger of the storm, they saw enough to induce a course of rapid action. – The Settler and the Savage by R.M. Ballantyne
  4. We will go back to- night; nothing will induce me to sleep in this place. – Not Like Other Girls by Rosa N. Carey
  5. She had even fixed on the smallest sum- two dollars and a half a week- at which she thought she might induce him to compromise, if all her eloquence failed. – Outside Inn by Ethel M. Kelley
  6. Half an hour dragged by, during which no remark of his could induce her to speak. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  7. Occasionally I could induce him to talk, but he did not like to be " drawn." – Grain and Chaff from an English Manor by Arthur H. Savory
  8. I cannot induce any of my friends to lend him a hand. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  9. I like them myself, and I hope they will help to induce you to stay in Vienna as long as you can. – Jennie Baxter, Journalist by Robert Barr
  10. Are we going to induce the best class of Negroes to take less and less interest in government, and to give up their right to take such an interest, without a protest? – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  11. " Nothing would induce me to do it. – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  12. It was such a terrible lesson to her: nothing would induce her to try such a thing again. – Heartbreak House by George Bernard Shaw
  13. Will he induce her to visit his rooms? – Confessions of a Young Man by George Moore
  14. Only Jonas, struggling to induce the Secretary to take a decent amount of sleep, nodded wisely to himself. – The Enchanted Canyon by Honoré Willsie Morrow
  15. There's nothing to induce feelings of that sort. – Secret Memoirs: The Story of Louise, Crown Princess by Henry W. Fischer
  16. I did my utmost, but nothing could induce her to stay. – The Emancipated by George Gissing
  17. Leah's name was not mentioned, nor the attempt to induce the lonely wife to join them at dinner again renewed. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  18. It required the assistance of two Krooboys to induce you to lie down again, and Miss Castro helped me to pick up the papers. – The League of the Leopard by Harold Bindloss