1 I suspect a hoax is intended, but the instigators of it little knew whom they had to deal with.
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2 Sometimes, indeed, he left marks in writing on the barks of the trees or cut in stone that guided me and instigated my fury.
3 After a slight repose, during which the spirits of the dead hovered round and instigated me to toil and revenge, I prepared for my journey.
4 Yet why the sight of him should have instigated that sudden rush of blood she could not tell.
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5 He was close enough to see this, and the sight instigated his tongue.
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6 On the contrary, it seemed, that mainly at Steelkilt's instigation, they had resolved to maintain the strictest peacefulness, obey all orders to the last, and, when the ship reached port, desert her in a body.
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7 It was at his instigation that Mrs. Highcamp called to ask her to go with them to the Jockey Club to witness the turf event of the season.
8 Suddenly it struck me that this might be the moment and means of my doom; I was to be given to the wolves, and at my own instigation.
9 The young people, at the countess' instigation, gathered round the clavichord and harp.
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