rouse

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  • I turned to the other things that had roused my attention that evening. Cited from The Woman in Black, by Edmund Clerihew Bentley
  • The doctor was immediately roused up to do what he considered necessary. Cited from The Three Admirals, by W.H.G. Kingston
  • If it were so, he did not care how long it was before he was roused. Cited from Dr. Jolliffe's Boys, by Lewis Hough
  • There must be something serious indeed for them to be rousing me so early. Cited from A Minstrel In France, by Harry Lauder
  • The effort and the strange sound of my own voice roused me. Cited from The Big Otter, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • If you ask me, no great feeling of sympathy for him has been roused. Cited from The Letters of Cicero, Volume 1, by Marcus Tullius Cicero
  • If he does not know the whole, what's the use of rousing him up? Cited from All Aboard, by Fannie E. Newberry
  • But the presence of an English army roused the whole people to arms. Cited from History of the English People, Volume III (of 8), by John Richard Green
  • Rouse, after initially trying to run off, decided to hand himself over to the police.
  • We could not tell when we went below what moment we might be roused up to fight for our lives. Cited from Peter Trawl, by W. H. G. Kingston
  • He found me in bad spirits, and tried all he could to rouse me. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • The settlement ended the three-year legal battle between Rouse and the district.
  • She roused her father, but they could see nothing in the darkness. Cited from True Stories of Wonderful Deeds, by Anonymous
  • They roused them up, but they said that the head of the army was not moving forward. Cited from The Best of the World's Classics, Vol. I: Greece, by Various
  • Just before dawn the last man on watch roused up the rest of us. Cited from Snow Shoes and Canoes, by William H. G. Kingston
  • The doctor says she will not live to see her husband, unless something comes to rouse her. Cited from The Millionaire Baby, by Anna Katharine Green
  • The major is on guard, and the men understand what to do if they are roused. Cited from Mother Carey's Chicken, by George Manville Fenn
  • Then he roused himself and looked down kindly at his little girl. Cited from The Gap in the Fence, by Frederica J. Turle
  • His great enemy was in his power; his spirit was roused. Cited from The Island Queen, by R.M. Ballantyne
  • "Before morning we will rouse them up in a way they little expect." Cited from For the Temple, by G. A. Henty
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