Usage examples for induced

  1. Only George saw and understood the little side scene and the reason Mr. Stanhope was induced to remain. – Taken Alive by E. P. Roe
  2. When the Princess Atossa lay ill of fever, he was not to be induced to bestow a word of counsel." – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  3. The same dog returned, however, in a few hours, and his behaviour was so strange that one of the family was induced to follow him. – The Domestic Cat by Gordon Stables
  4. With some difficulty, Carrie induced him to lie down again. – By Right of Purchase by Harold Bindloss
  5. " The words induced me to turn towards myself. – Frankenstein or The Modern Prometheus by Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
  6. It may be so; but the only reason must be that what the few have, the many, however dimly, may hope to share or may be induced to think they do share. – The Unity of Civilization by Various
  7. " Well, if you are asking for information, merely, I will say that I could be induced to make such a change," and her face was nearly as grave as that of the young inventor's. – Tom Swift and his Electric Runabout or, The Speediest Car on the Road by Victor Appleton
  8. She was sure he would have remained at Downside till her return; indeed she had fancied that he might have come down to the cottage, but perhaps the wish not to attract the attention of the inhabitants of the village induced him not to do so. – Won from the Waves by W.H.G. Kingston
  9. Gombert, who had induced her to move hither, had urged her with the best intentions during their drive to Landshut to change her residence. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  10. Perhaps he secretly hoped that the lady might be induced to take a part of one of the new houses, but the idea had nothing to do with his satisfaction. – Don Orsino by F. Marion Crawford
  11. Accordingly he sent for Spinello, remembering how well he had been served upon other occasions, and induced him to do the picture for the principal chapel. – The Lives of the Painters, Sculptors & Architects, Volume 1 (of 8) by Giorgio Vasari
  12. What induced her- She wanted to go to the camp- meeting, said Betty, not without apprehension. – Senator North by Gertrude Atherton
  13. As for riding, she couldn't be induced to try. – Marion's Faith. by Charles King
  14. The anxiety they felt for their country induced them to concert plans for future action rather than sleep. – Sages and Heroes of the American Revolution by L. Carroll Judson
  15. We thought your ship was his, and that induced my visit last evening. – Gold Out of Celebes by Aylward Edward Dingle
  16. How could he be induced to disclose that part of them that was responsible for a peculiar emphasis in his reply to her ladyship's previous question? – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  17. On that occasion he could only call as he passed through London without delay; but he received such encouragement as induced him to spend a night in town on his return, in order that he might accept an invitation to drink tea with the Furnivals. – Orley Farm by Anthony Trollope
  18. If Frank could be induced to come and carry her off from Merle Park and marry her in some manner approved for such occasions, she would stand the risk of getting the money afterwards. – Ayala's Angel by Anthony Trollope
  19. On the strength of what I said to him, he believed that our boats had been sent to the eastward, and that induced him to make the advance he did. – Within The Enemy's Lines SERIES: The Blue and the Gray--Afloat by Oliver Optic
  20. Though Ussher loved Feemy, perhaps as well as he was ever likely to love any woman, circumstances might easily have induced him to give her up. – The Macdermots of Ballycloran by Anthony Trollope