Usage examples for Lured

  1. As the chicken lured the fox, the hope of satisfying the fervent longing of her heart, though even once and for a few brief moments, had brought her into the snare. – In The Blue Pike, Volume 2. by Georg Ebers
  2. As early as 1849 in the then village of San Francisco, music was given by traveling companies from all parts of the globe, lured here by the song of gold. – Sixty Years of California Song by Margaret Blake-Alverson
  3. I suppose I was lured in the beginning by her fine clothes and her grand way of talking. – Molly Brown's Junior Days by Nell Speed
  4. The smoke and the tempting odors lured Merton and Junior, who soon proved that boys' appetites can always be depended upon. – Driven Back to Eden by E. P. Roe
  5. A fine sing- sing lured me across the river. – African Camp Fires by Stewart Edward White
  6. Even at a distance that odd charm of hers lured him strongly, and he knew instinctively that if once she were launched in society his chances of victory would be very greatly reduced. – Charles Rex by Ethel M. Dell
  7. Moreover, everything is done to make it attractive for the unhappy youth who is thus lured away from his father's hearth. – The Altar Steps by Compton MacKenzie
  8. The captain indeed was lured very much by that lake unknown to geography, but a regard for the health of the children and a desire to return them as quickly as possible to their afflicted fathers prevailed. – In Desert and Wilderness by Henryk Sienkiewicz
  9. She had lured him to his destruction. – Red Pottage by Mary Cholmondeley
  10. When a gigantic old sow was at last lured out of her sleeping apartment by a shower of acorns, artfully thrown against her flabby sides, the Wests shrieked with delight because she was followed by her whole family. – The Eagle's Nest by S. E. Cartwright
  11. The delicious weather lured him into the open air; he was feverishly desirous of beginning the work for which he had been preparing for four long years, and to sit quietly gazing abroad over his fields and meadows, at the groups of labourers, among whom he longed to be, was almost intolerable. – Quicksands by Adolph Streckfuss
  12. Swiftly the sun rose and the heat dissipated the mists and lured out a host of flying things. – Jungle Peace by William Beebe
  13. She not only had a way of escape, but that way her own inclinations lured her. – Madeline Payne, the Detective's Daughter by Lawrence L. Lynch
  14. This fact is responsible for many business men continuing their business at a loss, lured on by the hope of final success. – Dollars and Sense by Col. Wm. C. Hunter
  15. He admitted that Badger was intoxicated when lured aboard the Crested Foam. – Frank Merriwell's Reward by Burt L. Standish
  16. And the faithful servant was so much pleased that she forgot every thing else in a desire to keep up the interest that had lured her young master so unaccountably from his misery. – The Fairy Godmothers and Other Tales by Mrs. Alfred Gatty
  17. If she isn't, she can be lured away to another job at a much better salary. – Rebels of the Red Planet by Charles Louis Fontenay
  18. In Bethnal Green the Germans, lured into the maze of by- streets, have suffered great losses, and again in Clerkenwell, St. Luke's, Kingsland, Hackney and Old Ford. – The Invasion by William Le Queux
  19. The light ahead still lured and he continued his flight toward it, bearing his find with him. – The Monk of Hambleton by Armstrong Livingston
  20. We destroyers went in and lured the enemy out and had lots of excitement. – America's War for Humanity by Thomas Herbert Russell