URGE's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of urge
Definition:
v. force in an indicated direction; stimulate; excite
Example:
These changes urge his supports to intensity like madness.
Sentence in Classic:
He saw her urge her vanities, her fine dress and sash and long black stockings, and knew that he had yielded to them a thousand times.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Accustomed as she was to deal with cattle, she was not alarmed at her situation, but took advantage of every opportunity to urge her horse on in the hopes of pushing her way through the cavalcade.
A Study In Scarlet By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
It was vain to urge that his time was already fully occupied, for the young lady had come with the determination to tell her story, and it was evident that nothing short of force could get her out of the room until she had done so.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle Context
He longed to look round again, but he did not dare do this, and tried to be cool and not to urge on his mare so to keep the same reserve of force in her as he felt that Gladiator still kept.
Anna Karenina(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
As no arguments I could urge, in my bewildered condition, had the least effect upon his modesty in inducing him to accept my bedroom, I was obliged to make the best arrangements I could, for his repose before the fire.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
And at night, you urge me, with great mystery, to start before the ladies are stirring; the consequence of which is, that young Oliver here is pinned down to his breakfast when he ought to be ranging the meadows after botanical phenomena of all kinds.
Oliver Twist By Charles Dickens Context
Her appetite never dulled, for whenever she remembered the everlasting goobers and dried peas and sweet potatoes at Tara, she felt an urge to gorge herself anew of Creole dishes.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
Wamba presently appeared to urge the same request, observing that a cup after midnight was worth three after curfew.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
All alike, they clustered themselves down on the eggs in the soft nestling ponderosity of the female urge, the female nature, fluffing out their feathers.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence Context
Sir Thomas was satisfied; too glad to be satisfied, perhaps, to urge the matter quite so far as his judgment might have dictated to others.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
It made him realise that she still found his appearance unbearable and would continue to do so, she probably even had to overcome the urge to flee when she saw the little bit of him that protruded from under the couch.
Metamorphosis By Franz Kafka Context