Sentence Examples with the word tempt

It is the premium and the feast which tempt him.

More to tempt man to explore them for coal ores or building stones.

She waited until the vamps were gone before going to the gym, not wanting to tempt any of them to attack her while she was half-naked and distracted.

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A competent fortune, good prospects, social position, and a strong family connexion were all thrown aside in order to tempt fate in the New World.

This pond has rarely been profaned by a boat, for there is little in it to tempt a fisherman.

In 1746 the industry was in a sufficiently prosperous condition to tempt the government to impose an excise duty.

The situation was such as to tempt Napoleon on to an undertaking on which he had probably set his heart in the autumn of 1806, that of dethroning the Spanish Bourbons and of replacing them by a Bonaparte.

Unless by its mineral resources, of which scarcely anything is known, the barren grounds can never support a white population and have little to tempt even the Indian or Eskimo, who visit it occasionally in summer to hunt the deer in their migrations.

A field of electro-mechanical mines was laid by the Japanese in the night of April 12th-13th, and on the following day the Japanese cruisers stood inshore to tempt Arthur.

If I could eat grass I would not need a conscience, for nothing could then tempt me to devour babies and lambs.