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appeal
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Gulliver's Travels
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  • And I still appeal to my servants round, whether they at any time saw a coach at my door, without knowing what persons were in it.
  • And he appealed to me, whether in those countries I had travelled, as well as my own, I had not observed the same general disposition.

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  • Without the consent of this illustrious body, no law can be enacted, repealed, or altered: and these nobles have likewise the decision of all our possessions, without appeal.
  • I described that extraordinary care always taken of their education in arts and arms, to qualify them for being counsellors both to the king and kingdom; to have a share in the legislature; to be members of the highest court of judicature, whence there can be no appeal; and to be champions always ready for the defence of their prince and country, by their valour, conduct, and fidelity.

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as in: appealed for help Define
a request or the act of asking -- sometimes specifically that a decision be overturned
as in: appeals to youthful tastes Define
attractiveness or desirability; or to be attractive or desirable
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