I recall mentioning that in the past to others: her using her femininity to cajole, to persuade.
Former U.K. prime minister Tony Blair yesterday said the West must do all it could to persuade Mr. Assad to step down.
In the marketplace of ideas, there is a difference between trying to persuade and trying to injure.
In that world—and for many years after—it was possible for a justice to persuade his or her colleagues.
Then he decided to sneak into Biafra and persuade its leader of his position.
I've written Mother to persuade your aunt, and she has promised to try.
This touches me the more sensibly, because you yourself, my dear, are so ready to persuade me into it.
By the Bear, Simwa, I do not know how it is you persuade the gods to be always on your side.
She must either answer her questions or persuade her not to ask any.
How could it be when I lack skill to persuade you of the sincerity of my sentiments?