encouragement


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something that encourages

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But Elinor would not give her any encouragement to hope that she SHOULD tell her sister.
But even this encouragement failed, for he would go; and Lucy, who would have outstaid him, had his visit lasted two hours, soon afterwards went away.
A little harmless flirtation or so will occur, and one is often drawn on to give more encouragement than one wishes to stand by.
She was almost as far from believing as from wishing it to be sincere; for she had not forgotten that he could mistake, and his assertion of the offer and of her encouragement convinced her that his mistakes could sometimes be very egregious.
To such perseverance in wilful self-deception Elizabeth would make no reply, and immediately and in silence withdrew, determined, that if he persisted in considering her repeated refusals as flattering encouragement, to apply to her father, whose negative might be uttered in such a manner as to be decisive, and whose behavior at least could not be mistaken for the affectation and coquetry of an elegant female.
Her labors ended, for the day, with such encouragement as she might derive from the conviction of having, thus far, honestly pursued a useless search.
Being a man of taste, he had something to say on this subject as well as another, and having modestly commented on it, without much encouragement from me, he proceeded to expatiate on the art in general.
It was the hideous Number Three in mad pursuit of a female ourang outang, and an instant later he saw Number Twelve and Number Ten in battle with two males, while beyond he heard the voice of a man shouting encouragement to some one as he dashed through the jungle.
Virginia," he commenced, after an interval of silence, "often before have I broached the subject nearest to my heart, yet never have you given me much encouragement.
Soon he heard the rhythmic clack of the oars on the thole-pins, and the joy in his own yelp was duplicated by the joy in Skipper's voice, which kept up a running encouragement, broken by objurgations to the rowers.
This brought livelier urgings and encouragements from Skipper, and made him almost frantic.
To further illustrate the power of encouragement, 1 would like to share with you an experiment performed some time ago in the San Francisco school system.
Soprano Layla Claire received an Encouragement Award designated to a Canadian singer, and soprano Simone Osborne was the recipient of an Encouragement Award "In Memory of Norma Newton.
Mustafa Barghouthi warned that any such action would be serve as encouragement to extremist Israeli policies.
A little spark of encouragement can ignite great endeavours.