1 He saw enough in her face to impel him to take her hand and hold it while he said his lingering good night.
2 For him it was no new conviction that his presence in any part of the world, from Africa to the steppes of Muscovy alike, was enough to dumfound people and impel them to insane self-oblivion.
3 I did not dare return to the apartment which I inhabited, but felt impelled to hurry on, although drenched by the rain which poured from a black and comfortless sky.
4 My rage was without bounds; I sprang on him, impelled by all the feelings which can arm one being against the existence of another.
5 "At the great judgment day," whispered the minister; and, strangely enough, the sense that he was a professional teacher of the truth impelled him to answer the child so.
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6 It was the certainty of this fact that impelled me to offer the hint.
7 This dilated until it filled the room, and impelled me to take a candle and go in and look at my dreadful burden.
8 So sensible of this, beforehand, that I had really felt ashamed of doing what I was nevertheless impelled to do, I went back to the inn.
9 It was what I remotely dreaded when I was first impelled to stay away from England.
10 Again a flush of shame spread over her face; she recalled his composure, and a feeling of anger against him impelled her to tear the sheet with the phrase she had written into tiny bits.
11 One habitual feeling impelled him to get rid of the blame and to pass it on to her.
12 Another feeling, even stronger, impelled him as quickly as possible to smooth over the rupture without letting it grow greater.
13 This melancholy did not, however, prevent him from becoming friendly with Katya; it even impelled him to get into friendly, affectionate terms with her.
14 But as it always happened that such reflections impelled me, as though purposely, to put myself into a false position, I went in.
15 But that was most impossible of all: if I feel impelled to do anything, I seem to be pitchforked into it.