by compelling

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  • But you could not create that high value by compelling people to send their children to school. Cited from Matthew Arnold, by G.W.E. Russell
  • It teaches method and system, by compelling us to crowd the most possible into every day and hour. Cited from The True Citizen, by Warkwick, Smith & Smith
  • Why may we not hope for the largest results in training by compelling children to study that which is distasteful? Cited from How to Teach, by George Drayton Strayer and Naomi Norsworthy
  • They made their living by compelling obedience to the laws of their country, and were always prepared to do their duty. Cited from Klondike Nuggets, by E. S. Ellis
  • You'll say, no doubt, that I have brought them upon myself by compelling you against your will to marry me. Cited from Mistress Wilding, by Rafael Sabatini
  • He destroys your peace of mind by compelling your sympathies in behalf of people who never existed. Cited from The Bibliotaph, and Other People, by Leon H. Vincent
  • He simply imprisoned him and punished him only by compelling him to witness the execution. Cited from A Conspiracy of the Carbonari, by Louise Mu"hlbach
  • He had sunk her in her own esteem by compelling her to see her woman's softness. Cited from Diana of the Crossways by Meredith, v4
  • Later, he would punish her for her betrayal by compelling her to stay in a tomb until he said otherwise.
  • And he was equally unconscious of the immense service he rendered by compelling his host to talk and act naturally. Cited from The Postmaster's Daughter, by Louis Tracy
  • It is claimed that by taking away protection you will embarrass many industries by compelling them to close up and discharge their employees. Cited from American Eloquence, Volume IV (of 4), by Various
  • He made up the deficiency, in part, by compelling them to contribute to his pleasures. Cited from Hector's Inheritance, by Horatio Alger
  • The book reflected Chernow's continued interest in financial history, especially when shaped by compelling and influential individuals.
  • It is necessary that I should speak with Mr. Elgar; do not pain me by compelling me to say more. Cited from The Emancipated, by George Gissing
  • I think we gain the power to act, we gain the calm peace of God, by compelling ourselves to remain at certain times in His presence. Cited from Letters to His Friends, by Forbes Robinson
  • If subjected to a violent attack, you may often disconcert your opponent by compelling the exchange of two or three Pieces. Cited from The Blue Book of Chess, by Howard Staunton and "Modern Authorities"
  • He is proposing a mode of supporting the poor, by compelling them to labour by military force, and under a species of military discipline. Cited from The Journal of Sir Walter Scott, by Walter Scott
  • They then made him dance and sing for two hours longer, and ended this persecution by compelling the surgeon to take from him a large quantity of blood. Cited from Great Singers, First Series, by George T. Ferris
  • In that regard, discipline would be instilled by compelling prospective students to undergo a two year military service before entering university.
  • The district court ruled that the fee system violated the students' free-speech rights by compelling them to fund speech they disagreed with.
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