1 Ellen, by soft-voiced admonition, and Mammy, by constant carping, labored to inculcate in her the qualities that would make her truly desirable as a wife.
2 Percy had been brought up in the principles which so excellent a woman was sure to inculcate.
3 Stubb's exordium to his crew is given here at large, because he had rather a peculiar way of talking to them in general, and especially in inculcating the religion of rowing.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
4 It is therefore not in strict character, however admirably satirical, that after going to school himself, he should then go abroad inculcating not what he learned there, but the folly of it.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 88. Schools and Schoolmasters.
5 My drunkenness is always sad, and when I am thoroughly drunk my mania is to relate all the lugubrious stories which my foolish nurse inculcated into my brain.