compelling her

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  • He drew them from her face and compelled her to look at him. Cited from The Land of the Changing Sun, William N. Harben
  • She felt that she could not go until the law compelled her. Cited from The Bell in the Fog and Other Stories, by Gertrude Atherton
  • How could he compel her to speak now that she was on her guard? Cited from The Count's Millions, by Emile Gaboriau
  • She felt his dark eyes compelling her own, and raised her face from her hands. Cited from Where the Sun Swings North, by Barrett Willoughby
  • Her illness compelled her to use her work to speak directly to her life.
  • But it might be within his power to compel her to love him. Cited from Phineas Finn, by Anthony Trollope
  • He came quickly across to where she stood and compelled her gaze to his. Cited from Up the Hill and Over, by Isabel Ecclestone Mackay
  • She gave that which justice, or rather policy, compelled her to give. Cited from The Golden Calf, by M. E. Braddon
  • He took her hands, held them firmly, compelled her to meet his look. Cited from The Crown Of Life, By George Gissing
  • She further stated that her son's death had compelled her to speak out against the war.
  • And he still held her with his hand as though he would compel her to follow him. Cited from Aaron Trow, by Anthony Trollope
  • She did not want to meet his eyes, but he gently compelled her. Cited from Rosa Mundi and Other Stories, by Ethel M. Dell
  • He has even tried to compel her to receive one of them. Cited from The Mystery Of The Boule Cabinet, by Burton Egbert Stevenson
  • His hand closed upon her arm, he almost compelled her. Cited from The Bars of Iron, by Ethel May Dell
  • But his gaze compelled her at last, and she turned back to him. Cited from Marcella, by Mrs. Humphry Ward [AKA: Mary Augusta Arnold Ward]
  • Neither you nor I can compel her to do anything she does not wish to do. Cited from The Gloved Hand, by Burton E. Stevenson
  • What it might compel her to do in the years to come, was not yet clear. Cited from Together, by Robert Herrick (1868-1938)
  • There was something he would compel her to understand, yet for a long while she could not. Cited from The Light That Lures, by Percy Brebner
  • She said the law would compel her to return to him, and I could do nothing. Cited from The Doctor's Dilemma, by Hesba Stretton
  • I seized her hands, and compelled her to sit upon the bed. Cited from Caleb Williams, by William Godwin
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