How to use Spurred in a sentence
So he spurred his horse to ride to their aid.
I spurred my panting steed and waved my sword.
Daniela said this was what spurred their fighting.
Spurred by the success of the Gentleman's Magazine in England Benjamin Franklin founded the General Magazine (1741) at Philadelphia, but it expired after six monthly numbers had appeared.
Spurred on by his wife the matter reached a climax in 1574, when letters were discovered, which, while revealing a hope to bring over Augustus to Calvinism, cast some aspersions upon the elector and his wife.Advertisement
Rostov without hearing Boris to the end spurred his horse.
When Washington, who was well up with his main body, heard of Lee's retreat, he spurred forward and exerted himself in forming a strong line of battle in case the British continued their determined attack.
Like that's all bad? they collectively thought, but only Paul Dawkins had the guts to so respond, spurred on by the rapidly disappearing cognac.
This fact, which threatened to give to Russia the whole prestige of the emancipation of Greece, spurred the other powers to further concessions.
But unfortunately for Germany the papal chair at this time was occupied by Innocent III., a pope who emulated Hildebrand in ambition and in statesmanship. At first vacillating, but by no means indifferent, Innocent was spurred to action when a number of princes met at Spires in May 1200, declared Philip to be the lawful king, and denied the right of the pope to interfere, lie was also annoyed by Philips attitude with regard to a vacancy in the archbishopric of Cologne, and in March 1201 he declared definitely for Otto.Advertisement
In 1683, invited by Hungarian malcontents and spurred on by Louis XIV., the Turks burst into Hungary, overran the country and appeared before the walls of Vienna.
Knox himself fled to Kyle, though there is no evidence that he was privy to a deed which he calls " worthy of all praise," and Morton and Ruthven spurred to Berwick, while Lethington skulked in Atholl.
It was meant to be the final act of their friendship, spurred only by the memory of the look on her face when he was forced to tell her what he did to her.
But Slough were spurred on and, as the fans became jittery, so too did the players.
Then she fell pregnant with baby number three which spurred her on.Advertisement
Spurred on by the vultures he whipped up the jutting highball prow of J Mascis V7.
From the us receive the random were eligible for scams spurred by.
It was spurred into renewed activity by the audacity of Sir John Hawkins in the West Indies, and by the appearance of Drake, Cavendish and Richard Hawkins in the Pacific.
Discouragement and weariness cast me down frequently; but the next moment the thought that I should soon be at home and show my loved ones what I had accomplished, spurred me on, and I eagerly looked forward to their pleasure in my achievement.
Rostov spurred his horse, called to Sergeant Fedchenko and two other hussars, told them to follow him, and trotted downhill in the direction from which the shouting came.Advertisement
Au revoir, Prince Repnin! and he spurred his horse and galloped away.
Natasha had put on one spurred boot and was just getting her foot into the other.
Energetic dance duo, ' Nice as Twice ', spurred guests to shimmy on the dancefloor until the early hours.
Early on in her teaching career, Cari Ann's interest in beauty was spurred from a desire to project a polished, professional image.
However, it spurred on the evolution of the digital camera, which had an eager market ready for a new method of photography.Advertisement
Since its release in the late 1990s, the song has spurred a litany of knock-offs that can be viewed on YouTube and other Internet sites.
The merging of several tuxedo stores spurred the development of After Hours Tuxedo; leading to the largest chain of company owned men's formalwear.
Cameron Diaz, spurred by her success at The Mask auditions, took acting lessons.
The talk show host said her comment was spurred by "germaphobia."
And then there's Mel Gibson, who in July 2006 was arrested and spurred some nasty comments about Jews to the arresting officer.Advertisement
It was a classy look for Ivanka, who spurred the recent trend of showing too much skin in a wedding dress.
Gremlins was quite successful at the box office, and spurred a sequel in which Cates also starred.
Yellow Fumitory (Corydalis Lutea) - Graceful masses of delicate pale green leaves dotted with spurred yellow flowers.
River rock mosaics, contemporary mosaic patterns and porcelain tiles that mimic the look of leather, fabric and wood have spurred new interest in tile designs.
Most of you might remember the Atari 2600, which spurred on a generation of pushing buttons and moving joysticks in the late 70's, but you might be surprised to find there were a small group of gamers before that.Advertisement
Such interchanges have spurred many parodies of Mr. Thompson and his methods of persuasion.
Spurred by common questions by Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection users, the company released a short FAQ outlining some of the simpler points of using the online service.
Growing interest in alternative and complementary medicine has increased the popularity of yoga in the United States and spurred research into its medical benefits.
Although Jamie Lynn's unplanned pregnancy may be a surprise to her fans, it has spurred a lot of parents to begin talking to their children about sex and contraception.
Wigmore's theories on the healing power of wheat grass juice spurred the surge of interest in juicers that could process wheat grass juice for home and commercial use.Advertisement
In 1910, the invention and production of the fractional horsepower electric motor spurred the development of small kitchen appliances.
The interest in vampires, faeries and Cosplay have spurred a serious growth in elegant vampire fairy costumes.
The company's success with handbags escalated, and spurred the design and production of other accessories as well.
The popularity of this movie spurred Disney to create many different Camp Rock items, including this versatile tote bag.
The latest film spurred rumors that it would be Harrison Ford's last role as the infamous Indy and that he will be passing the torch on to his young co-star Shia LaBeouf.Advertisement
Picture for a moment a simple town life without cars (horses are the preferred form of transportation after a pair of spurred boots) where the town saloon is right around the corner.
The beliefs he came to know and believe have spurred him on to spend over twenty years of his life transforming himself into his totem animal, a tiger.
His concern was warranted, as it spurred a national outcry when his son turned around and sold the tape to a leading U.S. tabloid.
The rebels now handled their bows in a menacing fashion, but at the critical moment the young king with great presence of mind and courage spurred his horse into the open, crying, "Sirs, will you shoot your king?
Thus spurred to renewed efforts against the Hussites, the elector was endeavouring to rouse the German princes to aid him in prosecuting this war when the Saxon army was almost annihilated at Aussig on the 16th of August 1426.Advertisement
At last the viceroy of Sicily, who had the Spanish and allied fleets at his disposal, was spurred to action by his council.
Since about 1866, spurred on by the consciousness that one of their own race, Benito Juarez, had risen to the highest positions in the gift of the country, they have taken greater interest in public affairs and are.
Encouraged perhaps by sympathetic Romans, spurred on still more by their own instincts, and led no doubt by their nobles, they began to speak Latin, to use the material resources of Roman civilized life, and in time to consider themselves not the unwilling subjects of a foreign empire, but the British members of the Roman state.
In Pelargonium the flower is zygomorphic with a spurred posterior sepal and the petals differing in size or shape.
It provoked the distinction of what was true secundum fidem and what was true secundum rationem among even sincere champions of orthodoxy, and their opponents accepted with a smile so admirable a mask for that thinking for themselves to which the revival of hope of progress had spurred them.
The irregular flowers have five sepals united at the base, the dorsal one produced into a spurred development of the axis; of the five petals the two upper are slightly different and stand rather apart from the lower three; the eight stamens are unequal and the pistil consists of three carpels which form a fleshy fruit separating into three one-seeded portions.
S' p effort, he was spurred on by Marie Antoinette, who keenly felt her own degradation and the curtailment of that royal prerogative which her son would one day inherit.
A new friend of his, Fialin, formerly a non-commissioned officer and a journalist, an energetic and astute man and a born conspirator, spurred him on to action.
Some flowers, with spurred petals in their usual state, as columbine, are changed so that the spurs disappear; and others, as Linaria, in which one petal only is usually spurred, are altered so as to have all the petals spurred, and to present what are called pelorian varieties.
Spurred by the egalitarian ideals of the French Revolution, the free coloreds revolted.
Gently disengaging himself, the prince spurred his horse and rode down the avenue at a gallop.
They were full of expectation of quick results, spurred on perhaps by a spirit of triumphalism that pervades some evangelical theologies.
This fascination with Edward and Bella has also spurred the imagination of many to write Twilight fan fiction.
The twin acts spurred Sam to rejoin Dean on the road in his monster hunting efforts.
Some teens even experience physical harm over Internet relationships spurred by social networks.