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A Midsummer Night's Dream
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  • If she cannot entreat, I can compel.
  • HERMIA I do entreat your grace to pardon me.
  • LYSANDER Thou canst compel no more than she entreat; Thy threats have no more strength than her weak prayers.
  • — But, masters, here are your parts: and I am to entreat you, request you, and desire you, to con them by to-morrow night; and meet me in the palace wood, a mile without the town, by moonlight; there will we rehearse: for if we meet in the city, we shall be dogg’d with company, and our devices known.
  • BOTTOM Nay, you must name his name, and half his face must be seen through the lion’s neck; and he himself must speak through, saying thus, or to the same defect,—’Ladies,’ or, ’Fair ladies, I would wish you, or, I would request you, or, I would entreat you, not to fear, not to tremble: my life for yours.

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

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