I have given the incident merely as an example of the multitudinous lures
and draws and services by which John Barleycorn wins his followers.
If wenches will hang out lures
for fellows, it is no matter what they suffer.
Russian authors are still fonder of telling us that from the commencement of the campaign a Scythian war plan was adopted to lure
Napoleon into the depths of Russia, and this plan some of them attribute to Pfuel, others to a certain Frenchman, others to Toll, and others again to Alexander himself- pointing to notes, projects, and letters which contain hints of such a line of action.
A LION wishing to lure
a Bull to a place where it would be safe to attack him, said: "My friend, I have killed a fine sheep; will you come with me and partake of the mutton?"
of adventure may have been quite as powerful a factor in urging Tarzan of the Apes to undertake the journey as the lure
of gold, but the lure
of gold was there, too, for he had learned among civilized men something of the miracles that may be wrought by the possessor of the magic yellow metal.
beauty of to-night I need my friend to praise, So take the lute to lure
him on Through the fragrant, dew-lit ways.
If hereafter any highly cultured, poetical nation shall lure
back to their birth-right, the merry May-day gods of old; and livingly enthrone them again in the now egotistical sky; in the now unhaunted hill; then be sure, exalted to Jove's high seat, the great Sperm Whale shall lord it.
No silken madam, by your leave, Though wondrous, wondrous she be, Can lure
this heart--upon my sleeve-- From little pink-print Hebe.
Ah, that I knew how to lure
you back with shepherds' flutes!
When some are seen advancing and some retreating, it is a lure
They might have surprised the fort, massacred its inmates; and these signal guns might only be decoys to lure
him across the bar, that they might have a chance of cutting him off, and seizing his vessel.
A great state left to an heir, is as a lure
to all the birds of prey round about, to seize on him, if he be not the better stablished in years and judgment.