He had difficulty in awakening her, and greater difficulty in dissuading her from lying down again where she was.
I and Caroline Abbott had the greatest difficulty in dissuading her from the Riviera.
There was no dissuading her, and Campbell and Hattie soon ceased even to try.
He held up a dissuading hand, as the other would have spoken.
But let us now see whether by dissuading his friends from a vain ostentation he did not exhort them to the pursuit of virtue.
But Chilo fell to dissuading and entreating them by all the gods not to do so.
Nor was Varney uninfluential in dissuading her from proclaiming her second marriage till occasion necessitated.
I had great difficulty in dissuading him from this frightful act.
He immediately sent an address to Schwitz dissuading its citizens from foreign service.
Here he appears to have still used such opportunity as he had, in dissuading the people from continuing the defence.