Entreaties, cuffs, and kicks could not drive them back, so at their own instance they were put down in the ship’s run for salvation.
Only the silence of the boat was at intervals startlingly pierced by one of his peculiar whispers, now harsh with command, now soft with entreaty.
Then I entreat you, tell me if to the best of your own convictions, this your story is in substance really true?
Not reasoning; not remonstrance; not entreaty wilt thou hearken to; all this thou scornest.
Nay, sir, not yet; I do entreat.
This was the tormented surgeon, who, after in vain remonstrating against the proceedings of the day, had betaken himself to the Captain’s round-house (CABINET he called it) to avoid the pest; but still, could not help yelling out his entreaties and indignations at times.
All by his own request, also, biscuits were then ranged round the sides within: a flask of fresh water was placed at the head, and a small bag of woody earth scraped up in the hold at the foot; and a piece of sail-cloth being rolled up for a pillow, Queequeg now entreated to be lifted into his final bed, that he might make trial of its comforts, if any it had.
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She flattered and entreated him until he agreed to help.