urgent solicitation

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  • Truly, it seemed that his urgent solicitation was reasonable enough, for the first fire my ball was several feet wide of the mark. Cited from Wild Western Scenes, by John Beauchamp Jones
  • At her urgent solicitation, I accompanied her to the city in an open curricle. Cited from Wild Western Scenes, by John Beauchamp Jones
  • Others, however, quickly recognized him, and he was asked to play, which he at first declined, but finally consented to do after urgent solicitation. Cited from Great Violinists And Pianists, by George T. Ferris
  • The monk represented his poverty, and after much urgent solicitation, the bishop grudgingly gave him the necessary licence. Cited from Castles and Cave Dwellings,Sabine Baring-Gould
  • Many of the prisoners, at their urgent solicitation, he enlisted. Cited from Philip Dru: Administrator, by Edward Mandell House
  • With this request, however, though enforced by frequent and urgent solicitations, the captain, according to his usual wisdom, refused to comply. Cited from Voyages Of Captain James Cook, by A. Kippis
  • At his urgent solicitation the President consented to an evening reception at the White House, by invitation. Cited from Perley's Reminiscences, Vol. 1-2, by Benjamin Perley Poore
  • His regiment was ordered to Halifax, and I concluded to comply with his urgent solicitations and accompany him. Cited from Cord and Creese, by James de Mille
  • Finally, however, at the urgent solicitation of many personal friends, Christopher Carson dictated the facts upon which this book is written. Cited from The Life and Adventures of Kit Carson, by De Witt C. Peters
  • When Peters, at my urgent solicitation, attempted to describe it, he simply gurgled away into one of his spells of delirium. Cited from A Strange Discovery, by Charles Romyn Dake
  • It was a long time since he had felt so gay, strange as such an assertion sounds in regard to a young man whose bridal-day had at his urgent solicitation lately been fixed. Cited from The Tragic Muse, by Henry James
  • The informer was anonymous, and one of the letters had been extorted from her mother by Jane's urgent solicitations. Cited from Jane Talbot, by Charles Brockden Brown
  • He was graciously received, and treated with respect; but, in defiance of his most urgent solicitations, could not, during five months, obtain a positive answer to his proposals. Cited from The History of England, by John Lingard and Hilaire Belloc, Vol. 8
  • The doctor was then about to depart; but at the urgent solicitation of Nizza, who had stationed herself at the door of the cell, he agreed to remain a little longer. Cited from Old Saint Paul's, by William Harrison Ainsworth
  • The urgent solicitations of Treslong, however, prevailed, with some difficulty, over De la Marck' original intentions. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1570-72 by Motley
  • In the meantime, the sovereignty over the united provinces was provisionally held by the national council, and, at the urgent solicitation of the states-general, by the Prince. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1580-82 by Motley
  • Once he contemplated emigrating to New Bedford at the urgent solicitation of a whaling captain who frequently came to the Ohotsk sea. Cited from Overland through Asia (Illustrated), by Thomas Wallace Knox
  • And at my very urgent solicitation he transcribed the salient features, not in all the intimate details of the spoken words, but with deep poetic feeling and rare conception of their human aspects. Cited from The Dead Men's Song, by Champion Ingraham Hitchcock
  • At the urgent solicitation of my mother, I condescended, on my return, to accept a situation in my Uncle Bratley's cracker-bakery. Cited from The Atlantic Monthly, Vol. 8, No. 47, September, 1861, by Various
  • When the back country was thought safe to live in, at the urgent solicitation of Sir Jeffrey Amherst, he had gone to the northern valley with his herd, and prospered there. Cited from In the Days of Poor Richard, by Irving Bacheller
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