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The whole land breathed hope, and youth, and allurement to every delight, of which she alone possessed the store.
ANCESTORSGERTRUDE ATHERTON
It is a peaceful scene, not without something of allurement.
MEXICOCHARLES REGINALD ENOCK
This marching into the unknown held for them the allurement of adventure, as none but Sherman knew their destination.
THE CIVIL WAR THROUGH THE CAMERAHENRY W. (HENRY WILLIAM) ELSON
The moment every obstacle was removed to her marriage with Teddie Luton, half the allurement was gone.
THE CIRCLEW. SOMERSET MAUGHAM
A mental picture of the silvery Thames, green-wooded and sunny, proved too strong an allurement to resist.
IN FRIENDSHIP'S GUISEWM. MURRAY GRAYDON
The case is different with those who before marriage catch allurement from being taught.
Everything about her,—her mouth, her eyes, her very plainness—was instinct with allurement and solicitation.
GERMINIE LACERTEUXEDMOND AND JULES DE GONCOURT
The jail only acts as an allurement for the majority of Filipinos, for it is generally better than their own houses.
He had successfully resisted the temptation, and the allurement was gone.
WREATHS OF FRIENDSHIPT. S. ARTHUR AND F. C. WOODWORTH
Mine eyes, though bent on view of novel sights Their lov'd allurement, were not slow to turn.

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