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  • She, at his urgent request, named her train for London in the early morning. Cited from One of Our Conquerors by G. Meredith, v4
  • How would it be later, if she refused now to show any regard for his urgent requests? Cited from V. V.'s Eyes, by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  • He turned down those offers, determined to pursue his own projects despite his urgent desire to find another film to direct.
  • He pressed her closely to him, feeling his urgent need to make the most of what she had to give him. Cited from Rest Harrow, By Maurice Hewlett
  • He had not stated his urgent need of money, but Reynolds would know. Cited from The Eagle's Heart, by Hamlin Garland
  • Gilbert used to drop in upon him sometimes of an evening during this period, at his urgent request. Cited from Fenton's Quest, by M. E. Braddon
  • His urgent desire now was to get rid of them, to get them away from his sight quickly before he lost control of himself. Cited from The Point Of Honor, by Joseph Conrad
  • At his urgent request he was buried in the churchyard instead of within the cathedral walls. Cited from Wanderings in Wessex, by Edric Holmes
  • In response to his urgent request, she allowed him to read her treasured manuscripts. Cited from Quincy Adams Sawyer and Mason's Corner Folks, by Charles Felton Pidgin
  • "Will this officer state his urgent and private reasons, please?" Cited from Punch, Vol. 161, April 9, 1919, Ed. by Sir Owen Seaman
  • Davis renewed his urgent appeal to the Federal Government for the exchange of these men. Cited from The Victim, by Thomas Dixon
  • His urgent plea that the liquor question be kept a local issue may be wise. Cited from A Preface to Politics, by Walter Lippmann
  • I got it into my foolish head that I loved this man, and at his urgent request I ran away with him. Cited from Return of Tarzan, Edgar Rice Burroughs
  • The girl almost laughed at the earnestness of his question, following, as it did, upon his urgent signal for silence. Cited from Black Caesar's Clan, by Albert Payson Terhune
  • At last his master granted his urgent request, and apprenticed him for four years to an instructor in painting. Cited from A Survey of Russian Literature, with Selections, Isabel Florence Hapgood
  • His urgent imperious look left her no choice. Cited from Eleanor, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • Bill Kurtis was credited for saving many lives with his urgent message to take cover.
  • The place was too bare to suit his urgent, fearful need. Cited from St. Martin's Summer, by Rafael Sabatini
  • At his urgent request I sent for my sonatas also. Cited from The Letters of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, V.1.
  • He saw it in a flash, and in that flash he made his urgent resolve not to see it. Cited from The Research Magnificent, by H.G. Wells
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