encouraged


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inspired with confidence

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But, for the child's own sake, it ought not to be encouraged to have such amusements,' answered I, as meekly as I could, to make up for such unusual pertinacity.
If, in paying me this little attention, you only encouraged me by one fond word or one fond look, I resolved not to take the second dose of poison.
The fragments which were found accidentally stuck together by the gum, and which represent the part of the letter first completely reconstructed, begin at the phrase, "I spoke of you shamefully, Eustace;" and end with the broken sentence, "If in paying me this little attention, you only encouraged me by one fond word or one fond look, I resolved not to take--" With the assistance thus afforded to us, the labor of putting together the concluding half of the letter (dated "October 20") was trifling, compared with the almost insurmountable difficulties which we encountered in dealing with the scattered wreck of the preceding pages.
In fact, I encouraged her visits last winter, that she might see what we can all offer her, and judge where she will be happiest.
I was encouraged by nothing, mother, but by looking at the red sparks dropping out of the fire, and whitening and dying.
I have heard a story of a young gentleman who once encouraged flattering expectations, and they did him harm.
But if what Wood is trying to say here is that we have become a much more open society, where people are encouraged to express themselves and talk about what's bothering them, well, duh
ODOT has always encouraged recycling, but with the bridge program we have improved it by requiring that contractors recycle wherever they can," says Steve Narkeiwicz, ODOT's consultant program manager.
Comments are encouraged through a link on a new federal website: cooperativeconservation.
Policyholders are encouraged to seek alternate coverage.
Another scheme, Concrete to Coriander, has encouraged women to grow vegetables, herbs and spices at home or on allotments in the Small Heath and Bordesley areas.
For example, by altering the reward system in an organization, leaders can communicate what new behaviors are being encouraged.
Candidates with interests in a single discipline are encouraged to apply.
Parents should be encouraged to articulate their own values for living and behavior and to teach them in the home.
DW: As you were growing up, did you have a teacher who encouraged (or discouraged