elicit from

elicit something from someone

to obtain information from someone. I hoped to elicit a statement from the mayor, but I could not reach her. Larry was not able to elicit anything new from Jane.
References in classic literature ?
She smiled to cover her shyness, and I fancied she had a fear that I would make the sort of gibe that such a confession could hardly have failed to elicit from Rose Waterford.
I wiped my tears and hushed my sobs, fearful lest any sign of violent grief might waken a preternatural voice to comfort me, or elicit from the gloom some haloed face, bending over me with strange pity.
On the way I added materially to my map, an occu-pation which did not elicit from the Sagoths even a shadow of interest.
Steer clear of the disapproval or dismissive attitude that such children usually elicit from other adults.
The teachers will learn to create rubrics in which the scoring criteria are consistent with the information that the assessment task is likely to elicit from students.
Discussions with staff managers should elicit from them what data they need.