After some persuasion the mother consented, and in a little while the house was quiet.
No art or persuasion could make him speak; he kept his fingers on his lips.
No warning or persuasion, however, had any effect on his companions.
Miss Brewster insisted that Wentworth should light his cigar, which, after some persuasion, he did.
Be not hard to her, for she will be more easily ...