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Usage examples for urge

  1. " You urge me on and on," said Ani. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  2. Pushing and striking Him, they urge Him onward. – General Catholic Devotions by Bonaventure Hammer
  3. " I jolly well wish I could go," was Lancelot's fishing shot, and Lucy, who was really sorry for Urquhart, was tempted to urge it. – Love and Lucy by Maurice Henry Hewlett
  4. And, of course, I resolved to urge the chief to act upon it. – In the Rocky Mountains by W. H. G. Kingston
  5. In vain does he urge her further; she gives him no answer. – Boris Lensky by Ossip Schubin
  6. If not, urge him to see a master at once. – Seed Thoughts for Singers by Frank Herbert Tubbs
  7. That a man should venture to urge such reasons was sufficient evidence that he was not one of the faithful. – The History of England from the Accession of James II. Volume 1 (of 5) by Thomas Babington Macaulay
  8. Exhausted by their long march, and depressed by the still gloomy prospect before them, the thinned ranks of the rebel army required all the encouraging eloquence of their general, to urge them forward in their perilous duty. – Hansford: A Tale of Bacon's Rebellion by St. George Tucker
  9. But Cloud- chariot continued to urge him: Certainly I am a serpent. – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  10. Uncle James did not urge the matter, and Dick, although he shook his head at Archie, and called him a " keerless feller," was proud of his pluck. – Frank Among The Rancheros by Harry Castlemon
  11. Again I repeat, you must take no offence at what I say, for I cast no reflection on you; I only urge that you and your character are unknown to me. – East Lynne by Mrs. Henry Wood
  12. Would you urge this in court? – Johnstone of the Border by Harold Bindloss
  13. He had an urge to start the car, to leave quickly. – O+F by John Moncure Wetterau
  14. My instructions were not to urge you at all, and I won't. – The Quality of Mercy by W. D. Howells
  15. A very few words were enough to urge the kind- hearted little man to breathless haste. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  16. I did not urge the horse; he made the first mile in seven, and a half minutes, and I counted that good enough. – Over Prairie Trails by Frederick Philip Grove
  17. Urge no farther than I must. – The Poetical Works of Elizabeth Barrett Browning, Vol. I by Elizabeth Barrett Browning
  18. The mother did not urge her request, but contented herself with coming up behind her child and kissing her. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
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