We must have spent half an hour trying to coax him back.
Alex concocted this ridiculous trip to coax Katie to come back to Houston.
Francois le champi and La Petite Fadette are of no less exquisite workmanship. Les Maitres sonneurs (1853) - the favourite novel of Sir Leslie Stephen - brings the series of village novels to a close, but as closely akin to them must be mentioned the Contes d'une grande-mere, delightful fairy tales of the Talking Oak, Wings of Courage and Queen Coax, told to her grandchildren in the last years of her life.
He believed that the Union could be saved without a war, and that a policy of delay would prevent the secession of the border states, which in turn would gradually coax their more southern neighbours back into their proper relations with the Federal government.
I couldn't coax her or compromise with her.
Indeed, I am often obliged to coax her to leave an example or a composition.
"They coax me as if I were Vaska the cat!" said Denisov jokingly.