compelling them to

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  • I compelled them to tell what hands and what arms were left on board. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • It was the soldiers who compelled them to make terms of peace. Cited from History Of Ancient Civilization, by Charles Seignobos
  • The agent decided against them and compelled them to pay the man. Cited from Usury, by Calvin Elliott
  • He kept his ways, and compelled them to let him alone. Cited from Great Fortunes, and How They Were Made, by James D. McCabe, Jr.
  • He fought to the last, and compelled them to kill him to save their own lives. Cited from The Great Salt Lake Trail, by Colonel Henry Inman
  • She had suddenly become a woman whom circumstances compelled them to cross-examine. Cited from The Teeth of the Tiger, by Maurice Leblanc
  • There was no means of compelling them to do so, and they had their way. Cited from U.S. History, V1, by Julian Hawthorne
  • William, by force of arms, compelled them to accept the authority of the church.
  • This fact alone would in most cases compel them to be older. Cited from Wage Earning and Education, by R. R. Lutz
  • The door was fast, but the warm weather had compelled them to leave the window open. Cited from Clotelle; or The Colored Heroine by Wm Wells Brown
  • On the next day they continued their journey till the heat compelled them to look round for shelter. Cited from Rasselas, Prince of Abyssinia, by Samuel Johnson#2
  • He had compelled them to stay in line to save himself, and they had been saved as well. Cited from Burning Daylight, by Jack London
  • Of course there are always some people whose circumstances compel them to say that they have no politics. Cited from Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town/Stephen Leacock
  • She knew that it was his gaze that had compelled them to open. Cited from The Helpmate, by May Sinclair
  • He had now the right to compel them to accept his aid! Cited from There & Back, by George MacDonald
  • The nature of the valley compelled them to this course. Cited from History Of Egypt, Volume 2 (of 12), by G. Maspero
  • He would go back to them now, and compel them to admit his leadership. Cited from Call of the Cumberlands, by Charles Neville Buck
  • On the next day they continued their journey, till the heat compelled them to look round for shelter. Cited from Dr. Johnson's Works: Life, Poems, and Tales, Volume 1,by Samuel Johnson
  • A mighty crowd of men advanced upon them at this moment, and compelled them to stand still. Cited from Barlasch of the Guard, by H. S. Merriman
  • They therefore took up arms against those who first compelled them to fly from their homes, and then attacked them. Cited from A Critical Exposition of the Popular 'Jihad', by Moulavi Gery"gh Ali
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