compelling me

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  • If you talk like that you will compel me to do it again. Cited from The Cruise of the Thetis, by Harry Collingwood
  • I did not go because any one compelled me -- I just had to go! Cited from A Son of the Hills, by Harriet T. Comstock
  • Would you take me away by force, and compel me to live with you? Cited from Denzil Quarrier, George Gissing
  • Surely you should not have compelled me to say even so much. Cited from A Life's Morning, by George Gissing
  • She would never have known the truth about that had not you come and compelled me to tell it. Cited from Story of Chester Lawrence, by Nephi Anderson
  • He brought letters from foreign colleagues which compelled me to show him some attention. Cited from Tales of Terror & Mystery, Arthur Conan Doyle
  • I thought so once, but a few years' hard experience has compelled me to change my mind. Cited from Married Life, by T.S. Arthur
  • That brought matters to a head, and compelled me to take action. Cited from The Woman Thou Gavest Me, by Hall Caine
  • Here I did that which my duty compelled me to do. Cited from The Crushed Flower and Other Stories, L. Andreyev
  • Now you have me; but you will do ill if you try to compel me. Cited from Early Plays, by Henrik Ibsen (Tr.: Orbeck)
  • I raised my eyes, but the flood of golden light compelled me to close them. Cited from The Ink-Stain by Rene Bazin, v2
  • I got more than my money's worth, for they actually compelled me to speak the language. Cited from The Autobiography of an Ex-Colored Man, by James Weldon Johnson
  • But circumstances compel me to march direct to that place by the common road. Cited from Mission to Central Africa in 1850-51, Volume 1, by James Richardson
  • No, there is no power in the world which shall compel me to take back that ring! Cited from Minna von Barnhelm, by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
  • "No power on earth, sir, can compel me to do such a thing!" Cited from Eight Strokes of the Clock, by Maurice Le Blanc
  • So that you can throw it away and compel me to murder you or let you escape! Cited from German Classics of the 19th & 20th Centuries, Vol. IX, Ed. by Francke
  • On the last day of the march my horse gave out, compelling me to walk and lead him. Cited from Taken Alive, by E. P. Roe
  • It is a record of some things about which the girls I have known have compelled me to think. Cited from The Girl and Her Religion, by Margaret Slattery
  • Something compelled me to write them, and a new freedom was with me when I had done so. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 12, No. 71, September, 1863, by Various
  • No one shall ever compel me to paint a picture again with so much labour. Cited from Albert Durer, by T. Sturge Moore
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