Usage examples for induces

  1. That induces counter currents underneath, and they stimulate all the sensory nerves we've got- of our eyes and ears and noses as well as our skin. – Operation Terror by William Fitzgerald Jenkins
  2. " Come now, lady," says the king who was very frank and courteous, " what induces you to act like this? – Four Arthurian Romances "Erec et Enide", "Cliges", "Yvain", and "Lancelot" by Chretien DeTroyes
  3. Of all things in the world a sea voyage most induces to utter idleness, and it is a striking proof of the mental industry of this aged man that during the seven weeks of this summer passage across the Atlantic he wrote three essays, which remain among his best. – Benjamin Franklin by John Torrey Morse, Jr.
  4. And, between ourselves, it is that which induces me to doubt sometimes the truth of my opinions. – Lavengro The Scholar, The Gypsy, The Priest by George Borrow
  5. Beware, however, of abandoning yourself too often to the influence of a talent that induces you to lavish powers and time, as it were, upon phantoms. – Advice to Young Musicians. Musikalische Haus- und Lebens-Regeln by Robert Schumann
  6. A moderate increase of the corps both of military and topographical engineers has been more than once recommended by my predecessor, and my conviction of the propriety, not to say necessity, of the measure, in order to enable them to perform the various and important duties imposed upon them, induces me to repeat the recommendation. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. It itself springs partly from the awe of the infinite and eternal majesty which induces the desire to prostrate oneself before the Lord our Maker. – Preaching and Paganism by Albert Parker Fitch
  8. So great is the force of this last consideration, that it sometimes induces us to give the name of cause even to one of the negative conditions. – A System Of Logic, Ratiocinative And Inductive (Vol. 1 of 2) by John Stuart Mill
  9. It induces excitement, which is followed by prostration. – Aids to Forensic Medicine and Toxicology by W. G. Aitchison Robertson
  10. The thought induces such a shock, I'd not be Cowen- I'd be Dock! – Eugene Field, A Study In Heredity And Contradictions by Slason Thompson
  11. One record, called the Musical Hypnotic Record, has a very pleasant, relaxing musical background as the voice of the hypnotist induces hypnosis. – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  12. The sight of you induces beauty in language as the sun in May makes the flowers open. – Saracinesca by F. Marion Crawford
  13. Hence sacrifices: they originated in the very same feeling which induces a man to give a present to one whom he has wronged, to appease him. – Orthodoxy: Its Truths And Errors by James Freeman Clarke
  14. Indeed, dearest Mrs. Martin, it is almost surprising how we contrive to be as dull in London as in Devonshire- perhaps more so, for the sight of a multitude induces a sense of seclusion which one has not without it; and, besides, there were at Sidmouth many more known faces and listened- to voices than we see and hear in this place. – The Letters of Elizabeth Barrett Browning (1 of 2) by Frederic G. Kenyon
  15. Justice, however, induces me to acknowledge, that the reasons he assigned for the reluctance with which he acted were plausible and potent. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  16. " The joke of the whole thing lies in the fact that it was you who saved the would- be hero of the occasion," remarks John, and this fact induces both of them to laugh. – Miss Caprice by St. George Rathborne
  17. What is it that induces these attacks? – The Measure of a Man by Amelia Edith Huddleston Barr
  18. But this discovery almost induces me to change my own plans. – Jack Tier or The Florida Reef by James Fenimore Cooper
  19. What induces you to think that a simple girl like me can help you? – Without a Home by E. P. Roe
  20. The great convenience in the use of powder induces many binders to adopt it for leather and cloth also. – Practical Bookbinding by Paul Adam