John Barleycorn, by inhibiting morality, incited
The people of New England had a bitter hatred against the French, not only for the mischief which they did with their own hands, but because they incited
the Indians to hostility.
He might even have appreciated my services at the value of a musket, in which case I felt perfectly certain that the whole population of the bay would be immediately upon my track, incited
by the prospect of so magnificent a bounty.
They found themselves a mere handful of men, on a savage coast, surrounded by hostile tribes, who would doubtless be incited
and encouraged to deeds of violence by the late fearful catastrophe.
to hate, he was kept a prisoner so that there was no way of satisfying that hate except at the times his master saw fit to put another dog against him.
For although few men will avow their desires of being immortal, upon such hard conditions, yet in the two kingdoms before mentioned, of Balnibarbi and Japan, he observed that every man desired to put off death some time longer, let it approach ever so late: and he rarely heard of any man who died willingly, except he were incited
by the extremity of grief or torture.
"Now then, go on, go on!" incited
the officer, bending forward and trying not to lose a word of the speech which was incomprehensible to him.
The Dyaks, whose orders as well as inclinations incited
them to a general massacre, fell first upon Bududreen's lascars who, cornered in the small room, fought like demons for their lives, so that when the Dyaks had overcome them two of their own number lay dead beside the dead bodies of Bududreen's henchmen.
Daylight devoted himself to the lightening of Dede's labors, and it was her brother who incited
him to utilize the splendid water-power of the ranch that was running to waste.
At other times, incited
by such sadness, images of Skipper and Mister Haggin would throng his mind; images, too, of Terrence, and Biddy, and Michael, and the rest of the long-vanished life at Meringe Plantation.
A handful of confetti that came from a neighboring carriage, and which, while it covered Morcerf and his two companions with dust, pricked his neck and that portion of his face uncovered by his mask like a hundred pins, incited
him to join in the general combat, in which all the masks around him were engaged.
They now often stole out into the hall at nights, incited
thereto partly by the hope of finding Diggs there and having a talk with him, partly by the excitement of doing something which was against rules; for, sad to say, both of our youngsters, since their loss of character for steadiness in their form, had got into the habit of doing things which were forbidden, as a matter of adventure,--just in the same way, I should fancy, as men fall into smuggling, and for the same sort of reasons-- thoughtlessness in the first place.