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appeal
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A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man
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  • —Mrs Riordan, I appeal to you, said Mrs Dedalus, to let the matter drop now.
  • God appealed to you, threatened you, entreated you to return to Him.

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  • Supreme Judge, from His sentence there will be and can be no appeal.
  • He could respond to no earthly or human appeal, dumb and insensible to the call of summer and gladness and companionship, wearied and dejected by his father’s voice.
  • The wisdom of the priest’s appeal did not touch him to the quick.
  • He listened in reverent silence now to the priest’s appeal and through the words he heard even more distinctly a voice bidding him approach, offering him secret knowledge and secret power.
  • Another head than his, right before him in the first benches, was poised squarely above its bending fellows like the head of a priest appealing without humility to the tabernacle for the humble worshippers about him.

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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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