Coax him to let you teach him—and bear with him if he should sing out of tune.
Yates gathered some fuel, and managed to coax the dying embers into a blaze.
What if he could coax her to go to Sunday school; perhaps it would do for her all that it had done for him.
No matter how he might coax and try to make her smile, she would return no answer.
As for her tryin' to coax him ...