1 To invoke your pity," said the lovely Jewess, with a voice somewhat tremulous with emotion, "would, I am aware, be as useless as I should hold it mean.
2 I mean to teach them in these parts that law is law, and that there is a man here who does not fear to invoke it.
The Hound of the Baskervilles By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In Chapter 11. The Man on the Tor
3 He knew well that I should never willingly invoke the aid of the police against him.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan DoyleGet Context In V. THE ADVENTURE OF THE PRIORY SCHOOL
4 Plaints made in common are almost prayers, and prayers where two or three are gathered together invoke the mercy of heaven.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 15. Number 34 and Number 27.
5 She would invoke the past, recall old recollections; she would supplicate him by the remembrance of guilty, yet happy days.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasGet Context In Chapter 99. The Law.
6 And really, after a day or two of confusion worse confounded, it was delightful by degrees to invoke order from the chaos ourselves had made.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXXIV
7 My Lord, my Lord, you invoke in your defense things which accuse you more strongly.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasGet Context In 12 GEORGE VILLIERS, DUKE OF BUCKINGHAM
8 No doubt he had invoked the help of the Holy Spirit to subdue the anger I had roused in him, and now believed he had forgiven me once more.
Jane Eyre By Charlotte BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXXV
9 The front door stood open, but the jealous gate was fastened, as at my last visit; I knocked and invoked Earnshaw from among the garden-beds; he unchained it, and I entered.
Wuthering Heights By Emily BronteGet Context In CHAPTER XXXI
10 The fare was, indeed, coarse, such as the peasants of the country ate, but I will not doubt that it was set there by the spirits that I had invoked to aid me.
11 From thence it is the God of breezes fair or foul is first invoked for favourable winds.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 8. The Pulpit.
12 She invoked his help against this attack upon the jolly human heart.
Between the Acts By Virginia WoolfGet Context In Unit 11
13 He invoked then the name of science.
14 Everything was assumed to be possible for Napoleon, they expected him from every side, and invoked his terrible name to shatter each other's proposals.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo TolstoyGet Context In BOOK 9: CHAPTER XI
15 But all in vain; the indignant gale howls louder; then, with one hand raised invokingly to God, with the other they not unreluctantly lay hold of Jonah.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 9. The Sermon.