Usage examples for Scaring

  1. Neither must we have mothers under the influence of the poets scaring their children with a bad version of these myths- telling how certain gods, as they say, 'Go about by night in the likeness of so many strangers and in divers forms'; but let them take heed lest they make cowards of their children, and at the same time speak blasphemy against the gods. – Plato's Republic by Plato
  2. It almost brought the tears in her own, but steadily she kept thinking: I'm scaring him badly, and that's what he needs. – His Second Wife by Ernest Poole