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entreat
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • God appealed to you, threatened you, entreated you to return to Him.
  • The Ruler of the universe entreated you, a creature of clay, to love Him Who made you and to keep His law.
  • It broke from him like a wail of despair from a hell of sufferers and died in a wail of furious entreaty, a cry for an iniquitous abandonment, a cry which was but the echo of an obscene scrawl which he had read on the oozing wall of a urinal.

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

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