urgent entreaty

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  • It was only, indeed, at their urgent entreaty that she had given way on this point. Cited from A Final Reckoning, by G. A. Henty
  • They sent urgent entreaties to, the Prince to attempt something in their behalf. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1572-73 by Motley
  • She returned to her room, and not the most urgent entreaties of her father could induce her to join the party. Cited from Eventide, by Effie Afton
  • After a time, at my urgent entreaties, my parents removed me from the village-school, and placed me at an institute for boys. Cited from The Fatal Glove, by Clara Augusta Jones Trask
  • He had wished for his children on parting with her, but left them with her at her urgent entreaty. Cited from Mrs. Shelley, by Lucy M. Rossetti
  • Emmy's eyes were fixed upon him with a look of urgent entreaty. Cited from Nocturne, by Frank Swinnerton
  • You know that only after the most urgent entreaty of the king, I consented to appear in this drama. Cited from Barlasch of the Guard, by H. S. Merriman
  • He refused, and was only, after repeated and urgent entreaties, induced to accept the office. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1577-78 by Motley
  • And so, yielding to the urgent entreaties of my friends, I decided to return to England. Cited from The English Governess At The Siamese Court
  • A third time they send the most urgent entreaties for succour. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1568b by Motley
  • There were no persuasions to revoke her decision, no urgent entreaties, no declaration of being heart-broken. Cited from Modern Broods, by Charlotte Mary Yonge
  • He had consented to appear upon the racecourse in compliance with his daughter's most urgent entreaties. Cited from Henry Dunbar, by M. E. Braddon
  • Even the alliance asked for was at first refused, and was only renewed in 590 after urgent entreaties. Cited from The History Of Rome, v3, by Theodor Mommsen
  • After many urgent entreaties, my dear child consented. Cited from The Pearl Box, by A Pastor
  • He had taken his own line in respect to his dealings with Chandos and with others, in spite of her urgent entreaties. Cited from Bred in the Bone, by James Payn
  • Their visit was at the urgent entreaty of friends, which I could not well resist, and perhaps their opinion is not fully matured. Cited from Recollections and Letters of General Robert E. Lee
  • At the end of this time he received a reinforcement of four thousand men, sent to him at his urgent entreaties by the Caliph. Cited from The Great Events by Famous Historians, Volume 4, by Various
  • In fact, it was an urgent entreaty, for Viola's own sake, that he would release her from her promise. Cited from My Young Alcides, by Charlotte M. Yonge
  • Had it not been for his anxiety to get home as soon as possible, and his urgent entreaties, they would have carried him on their shoulders in triumph through the town. Cited from By Sheer Pluck, by G. A. Henty
  • The little that I said about her at the time brought me urgent entreaties: I was asked for a circumstantial chapter on the strange fly. Cited from The Life of the Fly, by J. Henri Fabre
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