all-compelling

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  • No description can give an idea of the all-compelling force of this scene. Cited from Story of the Innumerable Company, and Other Sketches,David Starr Jordan
  • This war in which we are engaged has brought to our people some all-compelling truths. Cited from Keeping Fit All the Way, by Walter Camp
  • That one enough of that one is all compelling. Cited from Matisse Picasso and Gertrude Stein, by Gertrude Stein
  • Let every heart in France be stirred, By such an all-compelling word As thou once heard. Cited from Hello, Boys!, by Ella Wheeler Wilcox
  • And she bent upon him a smile of complete understanding -- a smile all-compelling, maternal. Cited from The Pride of Palomar, by Peter B. Kyne
  • Instantly there flamed up in his body the all compelling desire. Cited from Sister Carrie, by Theodore Dreiser
  • Scattered no more; One with that all compelling core; One absolute, one all alive with power. Cited from The Forerunner, Volume 1, Charlotte P. Gilman
  • Thou wert called into being for this very purpose by virtue of My transcendent and all-compelling command. Cited from The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, by Baha'u'llah
  • Apart from the all-compelling force of hunger, he was influenced by the passion of the chase. Cited from My Tropic Isle, by E J Banfield
  • His all-compelling summons hath reached Me, and caused Me to speak His praise amidst all people. Cited from The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, by Baha'u'llah
  • One sways us by his all-compelling strength; the other draws us by his alluring charm. Cited from Barbara's Heritage, by Deristhe L. Hoyt
  • Who shall protect thee from the dreadful scourge of thy Lord, the All-Compelling? Cited from The Summons of the Lord of Hosts, by Baha'u'llah
  • An overwhelming, all-compelling love filled his entire soul for the beautiful girl, who had so wronged, yet so nobly tried to save him. Cited from I Will Repay, by Baroness Emmuska Orczy
  • Helen knew that her own wide-eyed attention alone would have been all-compelling inspiration to Bo Rayner. Cited from The Man of the Forest, by Zane Grey
  • The world would be poor, indeed, without their all-compelling enthusiasms, their glorious visions, and their dominant convictions. Cited from Levels of Living, by Henry Frederick Cope
  • Musing thus, he began to understand why men of old, who looked things squarely in the face, should have deified this friendly, all-compelling passion. Cited from South Wind, by Norman Douglas
  • Twice does Shakespeare define in the same terms what he understands by the principle of all-compelling order, which is inherent in government. Cited from Shakespeare and the Modern Stage, by Sir Sidney Lee
  • He wanted the great, all-compelling, omnipotent Present, with its gifts that he could clutch in his fierce hands or draw to his hungry heart. Cited from Kindred of the Dust, by Peter B. Kyne
  • Another consideration, paramount, all-compelling, had inevitably crowded it from the stage. Cited from Where the Trail Divides, by Will Lillibridge
  • At that all-compelling word four other voices rose in instantaneous lamentation, even Norma catching the general infection. Cited from Patricia, by Emilia Elliott [AKA: Caroline Emilia Jacobs]
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