1 My words of passionate exhortation.
2 He imagined men such as he had himself been a fortnight ago, and he addressed an edifying exhortation to them.
3 All the Masons sat down in their places, and one of them read an exhortation on the necessity of humility.
4 Clergymen paused in the streets, to address words of exhortation, that brought a crowd, with its mingled grin and frown, around the poor, sinful woman.
The Scarlet Letter By Nathaniel HawthorneContext Highlight In V. HESTER AT HER NEEDLE
5 A young deacon, whose long back showed in two distinct halves through his thin undercassock, met him, and at once going to a little table at the wall read the exhortation.
6 Miss Bart accepted this exhortation in a spirit of the purest impartiality.
7 In fact, the exhortation seemed rather a superfluous one to a man with a great pair of iron fetters on his feet.
8 Having announced these precautions, the heralds concluded with an exhortation to each good knight to do his duty, and to merit favour from the Queen of Beauty and of Love.
9 His soul was not there to hear and greet it and he knew now that the exhortation he had listened to had already fallen into an idle formal tale.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James JoyceContext Highlight In Chapter 4
10 That once conceded, I return to my exhortation.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 3: CHAPTER VII—THE WISDOM OF THOLOMYES
11 We had a very pious and humane Iman, who preached an excellent sermon, exhorting them not to kill us all at once.
12 He remained there for a fortnight, preaching, administering the sacrament, teaching, exhorting.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER VII—CRAVATTE
13 In a few moments it became clear that Madame Haupt was engaged in descending the ladder, scolding and exhorting again, while the ladder creaked in protest.
14 He paced the apartment to and fro, now vainly exhorting the terrified maiden to compose herself, now hesitating concerning his own line of conduct.
15 Arina Vlasyevna was crying quietly; she was utterly crushed, and could not have controlled herself at all if her husband had not spent two whole hours early in the morning exhorting her.