1 The old man, I could perceive, often endeavoured to encourage his children, as sometimes I found that he called them, to cast off their melancholy.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) ShelleyGet Context In Chapter 12
2 She could consult with her brother, could receive her sister-in-law on her arrival, and treat her with proper attention; and could strive to rouse her mother to similar exertion, and encourage her to similar forbearance.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 1
3 It has been involuntary, and I will not encourage it.
Sense and Sensibility By Jane AustenGet Context In CHAPTER 15
4 It makes me wretched that you should encourage a man so generally despised as Drummle.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter XXXVIII
5 Perhaps they replied, or argued the point, or tried to encourage me to believe that I was better than I thought.
Great Expectations By Charles DickensGet Context In Chapter LVII
6 This was small consolation, but Miss Mills wouldn't encourage fallacious hopes.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 38. A DISSOLUTION OF PARTNERSHIP
7 As I had long forborne to encourage him with hopes that hung on threads, I made no other comment on this information than that I supposed he would see her soon.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER 50. Mr. PEGGOTTY'S DREAM COMES TRUE
8 At that moment Sergey Ivanovitch looked upon Vronsky as a man taking an important part in a great cause, and Koznishev thought it his duty to encourage him and express his approval.
Anna Karenina(V3) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In PART 8: Chapter 5
9 But, of course, she could do more with Frank in this sequestered alcove than in a breathless reel and she could listen fascinated to his talk and encourage him to greater flights of foolishness.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XXXV
10 But now that they had become her own people, to bathe and encourage and adorn, she had an acute and uncomfortable interest in them.
Main Street By Sinclair LewisGet Context In CHAPTER III
11 Also he had always the progress to encourage him; here in Chicago, for instance, the movement was growing by leaps and bounds.
12 White men have been known to encourage slaves to escape, and then, to get the reward, catch them and return them to their masters.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER VII
13 He would, however, when I made him six dollars, sometimes give me six cents, to encourage me.
The Narrative of the Life By Frederick DouglassGet Context In CHAPTER XI
14 Yes, they're natural, but it is my duty not to encourage 'em in you.'
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XI
15 If you encourage servants in giving way to every little disagreeable feeling, and complaining of every little ailment, you'll have your hands full.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher StoweGet Context In CHAPTER XVI