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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "No, no, Liddy; you must stay!" said Bathsheba, dropping from haughtiness to entreaty with capricious inconsequence.
  • Bathsheba replied, and there was such a volume of entreaty in the words.
  • The first was merely to keep Troy away from Weatherbury till Boldwood’s indignation had cooled; the second to listen to Oak’s entreaties, and Boldwood’s denunciations, and give up Troy altogether.
  • Few men could have resisted the arch yet dignified entreaty of the beautiful face, thrown a little back and sideways in the well known attitude that expresses more than the words it accompanies, and which seems to have been designed for these special occasions.

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

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