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Steerforth laughed to that degree, that it was impossible for me to help laughing too; though I am not sure I should have done so, but for this inducement.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Then came the Teetotal Society, who complained that these same people would get drunk, and showed in tabular statements that they did get drunk, and proved at tea parties that no inducement, human or Divine (except a medal), would induce them to forego their custom of getting drunk.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
Bumble felt, every now and then, a powerful inducement, which he could not resist, to steal a look at the stranger: and that whenever he did so, he withdrew his eyes, in some confusion, to find that the stranger was at that moment stealing a look at him.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
He acknowledged no such inducement, and his sister ought to have given him credit for better feelings than her own.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
I will only say farther that from what passed that evening, my opinion of all parties was confirmed, and every inducement heightened which could have led me before, to preserve my friend from what I esteemed a most unhappy connection.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context
But a system of inducement which might have carried weaker country lasses along with it had merely repelled Eustacia.
Return of the Native By Thomas Hardy Context
Under such an inducement it will cause no surprise that the young man lost sight for a time, of other objects in order to address them.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
Harris a week or two after George had been taken away, when, as he hoped, the heat of the occasion had passed away, and tried every possible inducement to lead him to restore him to his former employment.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe Context