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  • Poor health compelled him to give up his plans for a college education.
  • This compelled him to complete his four in a different way than he intended. Cited from Amusements in Mathematics, by Henry Ernest Dudeney
  • And what they did to him they compelled him to do to the child. Cited from What Is and What Might Be, by Edmond Holmes
  • When there, important information he received compelled him to return to his native land. Cited from The Young Rajah, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • She put her hand on his hand, and compelled him to look into her face. Cited from A Knight of the Nets, by Amelia E. Barr
  • He went back upon his partner, and compelled him to share the loss. Cited from The Memories of Fifty Years, by William H. Sparks
  • She having made up her mind to test the king compelled him to take her also with him.
  • But Tom compelled him to walk before him till they came to the river. Cited from The Soldier Boy; or, Tom Somers in the Army, by Oliver Optic
  • Paul fully explained his position and the cause that compelled him to work. Cited from The Story of Paul Boyton, by Paul Boyton
  • She caught him by the shoulder and compelled him to look at her. Cited from The Black Creek Stopping-House, by Nellie McClung
  • Circumstances compelled him to give up his hopes of becoming a medical doctor.
  • His horse had given out, compelling him to stay where he was all night. Cited from A Canyon Voyage, by Frederick S. Dellenbaugh
  • He had only been absent a few days when events compelled him to return. Cited from Why We Are At War (2nd Edition, revised), by Oxford Faculty
  • He did not compel him to do or not to do certain things. Cited from The Harp of God, by J. F. Rutherford
  • My mother made no effort to compel him to provide for her or for me. Cited from The Hollow of Her Hand, George Barr McCutcheon
  • At a corner they surrounded his horse and compelled him to stop. Cited from Frederick The Great And His Family, by L. Muhlbach
  • His health compelled him to return to Europe, and he went to Italy.
  • His faith in the cause compelled him to fight to a finish. Cited from The Story of Isaac Brock, by Walter R. Nursey
  • It grew out of a desire to aid the boy whose circumstances compelled him to leave school early. Cited from My Life and Work, by Henry Ford
  • Under the circumstances it would have been better to keep silence, but something compelled him to speak. Cited from The Unclassed, by George Gissing
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