1 If she could only coax Rhett into marrying her, all would be perfect.
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2 "You know I can coax the water to boil in five minutes," Selden continued, speaking as though she were a troubled child.
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3 He did not coax her to like him.
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4 From this deficiency of nourishment resulted an abuse, which pressed hardly on the younger pupils: whenever the famished great girls had an opportunity, they would coax or menace the little ones out of their portion.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER VII
5 The little monkey had crept by the skylight of one garret, along the roof, into the skylight of the other, and it was with the utmost difficulty I could coax her out again.
Wuthering Heights By Emily BronteGet Context In CHAPTER VII
6 I tried all I could to coax Elsie away.
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7 Her only struggle was in coaxing Kennicott not to spend all his time with the tourists from the ten thousand other Gopher Prairies.
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8 She was always coaxing brother to go to the post-office.
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9 They were continually bending in coaxing postures over the guns.
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10 Regardless of the vindictive threats of the bullets, he went about coaxing, berating, and bedamning.
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11 She could not understand how such a surly man could make such a coaxing sound.
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12 Then he went to work on the nigger, coaxing him and petting him, and asking him if he'd been imagining he saw something again.
Adventures of Huckleberry Finn By Mark TwainGet Context In CHAPTER XXXVI.
13 No coaxing, no sugar, no lullaby, no story, even the light was put out and only the red glow of the fire enlivened the 'big dark' which Demi regarded with curiosity rather than fear.
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14 And so, by dint of alternate coaxing and commanding, he contrived to get them all once more enclosed in their separate dormitories.
15 I had to do a good bit of coaxing, with him too.
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