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1  I was sick exceedingly, and dizzy, and faint; and thus compelled perforce to accept lodgings under his roof.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER II
2  You have been compelled to cultivate your reflective faculties for want of occasions for frittering your life away in silly trifles.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VII
3  Come here now, Nelly: I must either persuade or compel you to aid me in fulfilling my determination to see Catherine, and that without delay.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIV
4  I shouted to her, as she had outstripped me a long way; she either did not hear or did not regard, for she still sprang on, and I was compelled to follow.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
5  The period of reflection succeeding this silly action compelled me to admit the necessity of smothering my pride and choking my wrath, and bestirring myself to remove its effects.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
6  It suited Catherine to have him there: at any rate, it made her hate her room up-stairs more than ever: and she would compel me to find out business below, that she might accompany me.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
7  This lamentation drew no notice from me: I went briskly to work, sighing to remember a period when it would have been all merry fun; but compelled speedily to drive off the remembrance.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XIII
8  He drove him from their company to the servants, deprived him of the instructions of the curate, and insisted that he should labour out of doors instead; compelling him to do so as hard as any other lad on the farm.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
9  Still, I was not rid of him: when at length they compelled me to depart, and I had got some hundred yards off the premises, he suddenly issued from the shadow of the road-side, and checked Minny and took hold of me.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXIV
10  He was so obstinate in his resolution, that Heathcliff deemed it expedient to compel from my lips a recapitulation of what had taken place; standing over me, heaving with malevolence, as I reluctantly delivered the account in answer to his questions.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVII
11  I could not picture a father treating a dying child as tyrannically and wickedly as I afterwards learned Heathcliff had treated him, to compel this apparent eagerness: his efforts redoubling the more imminently his avaricious and unfeeling plans were threatened with defeat by death.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXV
12  I held no communication with him: still, I was conscious of his design to enter, if he could; and on the Tuesday, a little after dark, when my master, from sheer fatigue, had been compelled to retire a couple of hours, I went and opened one of the windows; moved by his perseverance to give him a chance of bestowing on the faded image of his idol one final adieu.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI