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Great Expectations
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  • "Master," she said, in a low voice, with her eyes attentively and entreatingly fixed upon him.
  • I had pretended with myself that there was nothing of this taint in the arrangement; but when I went up to my little room on this last night, I felt compelled to admit that it might be so, and had an impulse upon me to go down again and entreat Joe to walk with me in the morning.
  • What has been my history, that I should be at the pains of entreating either them or you not to have it so!
  • Becoming alarmed, I entreated Mr. Wopsle to explain his meaning.
  • And I entreat you to say a word for me to Mr. Jaggers, and to represent to him that, all circumstances considered, he ought to be more open with me!
  • They were both melted by these words, and both entreated me to say no more.
  • Above all things, I resolved that I would not entreat him, and that I would die making some last poor resistance to him.
  • I entreated her to rise, and got my arms about her to help her up; but she only pressed that hand of mine which was nearest to her grasp, and hung her head over it and wept.
  • Entreating Herbert to tell me how he had come to my rescue,—which at first he had flatly refused to do, but had insisted on my remaining quiet,—I learnt that I had in my hurry dropped the letter, open, in our chambers, where he, coming home to bring with him Startop whom he had met in the street on his way to me, found it, very soon after I was gone.
  • That I had a fever and was avoided, that I suffered greatly, that I often lost my reason, that the time seemed interminable, that I confounded impossible existences with my own identity; that I was a brick in the house-wall, and yet entreating to be released from the giddy place where the builders had set me; that I was a steel beam of a vast engine, clashing and whirling over a gulf, and yet that I implored in my own person to have the engine stopped, and my part in it hammered off;

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  • She flattered and entreated him until he agreed to help.
  • She was unmoved by his entreaties.

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