Usage examples for urging

  1. It was as if his soul was urging his too- callous body to weep. – The Desired Woman by Will N. Harben
  2. Stirling felt an urging glance from the sailor who resembled the second- lieutenant. – The Ice Pilot by Henry Leverage
  3. Her voice thrilled with urging and suggestive mischief. – Country Neighbors by Alice Brown
  4. To this good advice I made bold to add my urging. – Cedric, the Forester by Bernard Gay Marshall
  5. He was in the act of entering the water when he heard their cries, and, urging his horse into the stream, he turned in his saddle, and before any of the five could pull a trigger he had shot one of them. – The Adventures of Buffalo Bill by Col. William F. Cody
  6. In that case, also, the way would be open; but he had no written assurance of such an understanding, though I gathered that he was urging the Government to give it. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  7. She felt as though some power were urging her to this, and as though the Chapel and every one in it was conscious of the struggle. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  8. By his private letters, written in cipher, and sent in secret, he was urging them to make haste to march to his rescue; and at the very same time he had to go to the Assembly and propose that they should declare war against these enemies of the nation. – The Peasant and the Prince by Harriet Martineau
  9. He was thankful for his delightful home; he felt a good impulse in him, urging that he must do his duty in this his day and generation; he seemed to respond to it, hoped the new church would be of use in the neighbourhood, and felt that, even if it cost him some sacrifice, Laura must be provided for; either he must settle on her something that she could live on, or he must promise her a marriage portion. – Fated to Be Free by Jean Ingelow
  10. " The captain has been strongly urging me to go away. – The Woman of Mystery by Maurice Leblanc
  11. He wrote at once to the publisher James T. Fields, urging the production of these articles in book form. – The Complete Essays of C. D. Warner by Charles Dudley Warner
  12. He was standing up in the sleigh and urging on his horse, which was on the dead run. – Concerning Sally by William John Hopkins
  13. But, before starting, he managed to slip away from James long enough to write a few lines to Archie, urging him to come immediately. – Frank, the Young Naturalist by Harry Castlemon
  14. As he sat there on the step and hugged his knees, every drop of blood in Randy seemed to be urging " Hurry, hurry." – The Trumpeter Swan by Temple Bailey
  15. Drew's urging was lost in the wild shouting of the spectators. – Rebel Spurs by Andre Norton
  16. " You have been urging me to go against young Halliburton," he began. – Mrs. Halliburton's Troubles by Mrs. Henry Wood
  17. Once more Gloria was urging and pleading. – The Everlasting Whisper by Jackson Gregory
  18. But you are not so cruel, seeing you are always urging me to marry, as to wish me to take a wife who looks like a fright or a horror. – Jacqueline, Complete by (Mme. Blanc) Th. Bentzon Last Updated: March 3, 2009