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  • This compelled us to go into camp for a day. Cited from An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (Colonel W. F. Cody), by W. F. Cody
  • But to the north the advance of the German forces has compelled us to draw back. Cited from Paris War Days, by Charles Inman Barnard
  • Numerous and well-observed facts would almost compel us to believe so. Cited from Mrs. Piper & the Society for Psychical Research, by Michael Sage
  • The special needs of our time and country compel us to pay a particular attention to this subject. Cited from Studies in Literature, by John Morley
  • After looking about us a little, necessity compelled us to enter in the first vessel that offered. Cited from Miles Wallingford: Sequel to Afloat and Ashore, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • Sometimes great lakes lie immediately in front of us, compelling us to change our course. Cited from The Last Spike, by Cy Warman
  • We were going to the theatre when the loss of the poems compelled us to take action at once. Cited from How He Lied to Her Husband, by George Bernard Shaw
  • This accident compelled us to camp at an early hour. Cited from Voyage to the Northwest Coast of America, by Gabriel Franchere
  • This compelled us to ship a new set of these men, most of whom were strangers to us. Cited from Ned Myers, by James Fenimore Cooper
  • The direction of the wind compelled us to a two hours' walk before we could begin to hunt. Cited from African Camp Fires, by Stewart Edward White
  • Here and there a swift current of water compelled us to move farther up the beach. Cited from Over Strand and Field, by Gustave Flaubert
  • What is the good of compelling us to do that which we now do willingly? Cited from The Mysteries of Paris V2, by Eugene Sue
  • We had intended to pass the night at the Hole, but want of water compelled us to move on. Cited from Captured by the Navajos, by Charles A. Curtis
  • There can be but little strength in our faith if it does not compel us to separation. Cited from Expositions of Holy Scripture: Various, Maclaren
  • But in the north the pressure of the German forces has compelled us to withdraw. Cited from Fighting France, by Stephane Lauzanne
  • My horse, which I was leading, gave considerable trouble while returning, compelling us to drive slow. Cited from The Outlet, by Andy Adams
  • Is Germany to compel us to become a vast military machine? Cited from New York Times Current History: The European War, Jan 9, 1915, Vol. 1
  • We must not think merely of external foes who compel us to fight. Cited from Germany and the Next War, by Friedrich von Bernhardi
  • Therefore I ask you not to compel us to have this question settled by what you term the popular-vote method. Cited from Debate On Woman Suffrage In The Senate, by Henry W. Blair et al.
  • The time will come when our destiny, our institutions, our safety will compel us to have it. Cited from Abraham Lincoln, A History, Volume 2, John George Nicolay and John Hay
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