I asked, more to take his mind off mayhem than to elicit information.
Mahmud now definitely selected him for the work of compiling and versifying the ancient legends, and bestowed upon him such marks of his favour and munificence as to elicit from the poet an enthusiastic panegyric, which is inserted in the preface of the Shahnama, and forms a curious contrast to the bitter satire which he subsequently prefixed to the book.
What strikes us most in his book is his wide and keen observation of social facts, and his perpetual tendency to dwell on these and elicit their significance, instead of drawing conclusions from abstract principles by elaborate chains of reasoning.
Mechain in 1790, but of the people and to elicit their binding response, his object in was not recognized as periodic until found by Tuttle in 1858, summoning a contio was merely to bring the people together either for their instruction or for a declaration of his will as expressed in an edict ("contionem habere est verba facere ad populum sine ulla rogatione," Gell.
Which I have so as to elicit the true reading, if possible, by comparing the two."
It should smite the air intelligently and as a master, and its vigorous well-directed thrusts should in every instance elicit an upward and forward recoil.
The action of even an ordinary cane is sufficient to elicit a recoil.
That of the 8th of July 1842 was the first to be efficiently observed; and the luminous inducements to the construction of exact and comprehensive catalogues has been to elicit, by comparisons of those for widely separated epochs, the proper motions of the stars enumerated in them.
Feedback is elicited through questionnaires from all applicants who attend.
He told stories about his past as a historian, even eliciting a few laughs from members of the crowd.
It is difficult to elicit sympathy for a silly old man caught up in dark dealings.
It is important to elicit a suitable response from the children for each assembly.
The new red wine is eliciting mixed reactions from wine experts.
The phone calls elicited either no response or a delayed response days later.
The threat has also elicited a sharp response from some Europeans.