to rouse

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  • It would never do for you to rouse up and find me fast. Cited from !Tention, by George Manville Fenn
  • It took some time to rouse them and get them into line. Cited from The Wonderful Adventures of Nils, by Selma Lagerloef
  • She moved slightly, made an effort to rouse herself and raised her hand. Cited from Eleanor, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • We both did all we could to rouse the fellow out of his extraordinary state. Cited from Stolen Bacillus and Other Incidents, by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
  • I would have sent you word, but I did not want to rouse you. Cited from K, by Mary Roberts Rinehart
  • He found me in bad spirits, and tried all he could to rouse me. Cited from Percival Keene, by Frederick Marryat
  • He meant to rouse the country if he could, let come what might of the rising. Cited from The Waters of Edera, by Louise de la Ramee [AKA Ouida]
  • I want some strong spirits to rouse up A good revolution or two! Cited from The Bon Gaultier Ballads, by William Edmonstoune Aytoun
  • 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
  • If she comes she will see much to rouse thought. Cited from The Argonauts, by Eliza Orzeszko (AKA Orzeszkowa)
  • Then the boy seemed suddenly to rouse himself and lifted his head. Cited from Reginald Cruden, by Talbot Baines Reed
  • I never made a speech except to rouse people to action. Cited from Life and Work of Susan B. Anthony (Volume 1 of 2), by Ida Husted Harper
  • But now had come a time when she felt no impulse to rouse him. Cited from A Melody in Silver, by Keene Abbott
  • One of this crowd is more than likely to rouse old dog Spot. Cited from The Tale of Nimble Deer, by Arthur Scott Bailey
  • You must try to rouse her, take her into company, keep her amused. Cited from Ishmael, by Mrs. E. D. E. N. Southworth
  • What an effort it would need for one of these really to begin to rouse and raise himself! Cited from Adela Cathcart, Vol. 2, by George MacDonald
  • The big man had failed in his efforts to rouse the dog. Cited from The Trail of '98, by Robert W. Service
  • He did a good deal in an attempt to rouse the North. Cited from Daniel Webster, by Henry Cabot Lodge
  • It was necessary to rouse him, for there was no time to be lost. Cited from A Dozen Ways Of Love, by Lily Dougall
  • I walked over to where he lay, and touched him with my foot, to rouse him. Cited from The House on the Borderland, by William Hope Hodgson
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