in schoolmistress fashion, as to a congregation of boys with primers.
She talked to Elizabeth again and again; coaxed
and threatened her by turns.
Nothing extraordinary--don't be alarmed; he put himself under the protection of the court, compounded with his creditors --tenpence in the pound; in six weeks set up again, coaxed
back his wife, and is flourishing like a green bay-tree.
and blustered by turns, but in vain; the natives were neither to be intimidated nor appeased, and as a final resort he was obliged to call together his boat's crew, and pull away from what he termed the most infernal place he ever stepped upon.
Girls are bullied or coaxed
or bribed, or all three together, into marrying nasty fellows.
The driver and I coaxed
him into the carriage, drove home swiftly, undressed him and put him to bed, where he waked next morning with a sore headache, very much ashamed.