Not a few were jealous of their greatness and sought for opportunities of instilling distrust against them into the mind of Harlan, and of making him feel that he was caliph only in name.
Always Happy is about instilling values which will be useful in later life.
His enthusiasm for the natural sciences may have been the only ground for the reputation he had acquired of instilling atheistic notions into the minds of his pupils along with the Latin which he taught them.
She is acting confidently and thereby instilling confidence in the class.
But it used to mean instilling terror and it still can given a subtle change of context.