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The General proceeds to unfold the railroad scheme, and elicits Reinhold's opinion.

It was only another example of my solicitude for you; another instance that deserves your thanks, but elicits your ingratitude.

The Mystery of Murray DavenportRobert Neilson Stephens

Their reddish facial suffusion serves as a social releaser which elicits hostile behavior and facilitates sex recognition.

And when they are opened, it throws a gleam on the page, which secures attention, and elicits admiration.

At the same time, it is not as a pioneer that he elicits our fullest admiration.

The pedestrian cutler is grinding a butcher's cleaver with such earnestness and force, that it elicits sparks of fire.

Further questioning only elicits the same response, and the officer angrily declares she may finish her song in prison.

Stars of the OperaMabel Wagnalls

The contact of his lips with the breast at once elicits a reflex in the shape of sucking movements.

The lawyer producing the witness feels this and elicits the testimony in a soothing manner.

The Man in CourtFrederic DeWitt Wells

Our cause is a just one; the greatest at present that elicits the attention of the world.

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