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  • v. Simple past tense and past participle of perswade.

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Examples

  • Shakespeare was not only the upstairs lodger in the Mountjoy's house; he also "perswaded" Belott to marry Mary and officiated at their handfasting ceremony a few weeks before their church marriage.

    Supreme Court Meme

  • These are heavy visitations, and I am perswaded that whenever I see you I shall have so lively a sence of my own troubles that I shall undervalue yours, and therefore our meeting will not be so painful.

    Letter 249

  • Before I give you any account of my late expedition, let me congratulate you on your determind stile of writing to me, by which I am firmly perswaded that you both feel and know what may be done by

    Letter 320

  • Dont be perswaded to go to the Assembly Rooms at Bury with Mrs Lockwoods family, you will only be mortified.

    Letter 243

  • Clodius perswaded the Woman, telling her that she and her Son should live with him in his Castle in Sardinia, and that he would establish her Son in one of his Lordships and so make her and him happy after all the Affliction his Crimes had procur'd her.

    Exilius

  • Valerius perswaded to this real Wickedness, under the Pretext of an imaginary Good; and thus, indeed, it fares too often with the most Part of Mankind; for when Interest and Inclination stand Candidates for

    Exilius

  • Jurisdiction; therefore, perswaded her to make Vertue comply with

    Exilius

  • However, I deliver'd the Present, and perswaded her to receive it, which otherwise she would not have done; but

    Exilius

  • Agreements in me, which heretofore did not displease you; then let us never balk our Fancies, but marry speedily; no Matter for the Proverb of repenting leisurely, for that I am perswaded we shall never do; for we shall understand the World and our selves so well, as never to be displeas'd at what Company each other keeps, or what Diversions engage our

    Exilius

  • Fury, and perswaded me to mount behind him, to seek some Place of Retreat.

    Exilius

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