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beseech
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A Christmas Carol
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  • Indeed, the Spirit did not stay for anything, but went straight on, as to the end just now desired, until besought by Scrooge to tarry for a moment.
  • "If there is any person in the town, who feels emotion caused by this man’s death," said Scrooge quite agonised, "show that person to me, Spirit, I beseech you!"
  • …conspicuous hooks, that people’s mouths might water gratis as they passed; there were piles of filberts, mossy and brown, recalling, in their fragrance, ancient walks among the woods, and pleasant shufflings ankle deep through withered leaves; there were Norfolk Biffins, squat and swarthy, setting off the yellow of the oranges and lemons, and, in the great compactness of their juicy persons, urgently entreating and beseeching to be carried home in paper bags and eaten after dinner.

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  • She teaches and beseeches her students to think about their future.
  • He closed the prayer by beseeching God to grant them wisdom and patience.

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