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entreat
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Middlemarch
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  • "We have nothing to do to-day except go about, have we?" she added, looking entreatingly at Mr. Casaubon.
  • She saw clearly enough the whole situation, yet she was fettered: she could not smite the stricken soul that entreated hers.
  • "Please not to call it by any name," said Dorothea, putting out her hands entreatingly.
  • There was almost an uproar among the children now, and Mary held up the cambric embroidery towards her mother entreatingly, that it might be put out of reach while the boys dragged her into a dance.
  • But I entreat your patience with one who is already bowed down by inward trial.
  • She was unpleasantly conscious that she had been on the verge of speaking as "one of the foolish women speaketh"—telling first and entreating silence after.
  • But she had not entreated silence, and to prevent Caleb’s blame she determined to blame herself and confess all to him that very night.
  • Rosamond had that morning entreated him to urge this step on Lydgate; and it seemed to him as if he were beholding in a magic panorama a future where he himself was sliding into that pleasureless yielding to the small solicitations of circumstance, which is a commoner history of perdition than any single momentous bargain.
  • "Celia," said Dorothea, entreatingly, "you distress me.

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

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