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It is an affectation, indeed, not very common among merchants, and very few words need be employed in dissuading them from it.
The Marshal, with the view of dissuading the Emperor from what he considered a vain attempt, presented him with the bulletin.
MEMOIRS OF NAPOLEON BONAPARTE, COMPLETELOUIS ANTOINE FAUVELET DE BOURRIENNE
Why should my use of intoxicating liquors fetter me in dissuading these poor creatures from their abuse?
FRANK OLDFIELDT.P. WILSON
I would if I could; but I don't know that I've any way of dissuading him.
Here he appears to have still used such opportunity as he had, in dissuading the people from continuing the defence.
But let us now see whether by dissuading his friends from a vain ostentation he did not exhort them to the pursuit of virtue.
Thereafter many powerful men spoke, and all were at last agreed in dissuading from hostilities.
HEIMSKRINGLASNORRI STURLASON
This deputation was present for the purpose of dissuading the Indians from joining the Prophet.
His finger was hovering over the bell, when the Broker's dissuading voice arrested it.
THE MARKET-PLACEHAROLD FREDERIC
The senior partner had succeeded in dissuading the junior partner from the employment of detectives.

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