Entreaties: Webster's Quotations, Facts and Phrases
Use in Literature EntreatiesHe cut from it a slice of the rich and juicy fruit, and entreated him to eat it.ndash;John S.C. Abbott in David Crockett.Amazingly active, as though running upon a dozen feet, laughable and terrible in his fury and entreaties, he threw himself madly in front of the crowd and charmed it with a certain strange power.ndash;Leonid Andreyev in The Crushed Flower and Other Stories.I am entreating of my selfe to doe That which you kneele to have me.ndash;Shakespeare Apocrypha in The Two Noble Kinsmen.And all my entreaties had been unavailing: the separation was unavoidable.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Woman's Trials.Here admittance was at first denied me, and I was obliged to have recourse to entreaty before the drapery was raised for our entrance.ndash;T.S. Arthur in Woman's Trials.Do not hurry yourself, I entreat.ndash;Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.Entreaty should be from one quarter only.ndash;Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.He had always something to entreat the explanation of.ndash;Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.It was no time for farther assurances or entreaty, though to part with her at a moment when her modesty alone seemed, to his sanguine and preassured mind, to stand in the way of the happiness he sought, was a cruel necessity.ndash;Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.Say no more against it, I entreat you.ndash;Jane Austen in Mansfield Park.
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