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  • On Hanson’s next weary entrance he besought "Could you fix that up?"
  • She left him—he was for the moment buoyantly relieved—she dragged a footstool to his feet and sat looking beseechingly up at him.
  • a marquetry table, in a room littered with crumpled paper and, all day long, town-boosters and lobbyists and orators who wished to lead debates came and whispered to him, whereupon he looked vague, and said rapidly, "Yes, yes, that’s a fine idea; we’ll do that," and instantly forgot all about it, lighted a cigar and forgot that too, while the telephone rang mercilessly and about him men kept beseeching, "Say, Mr. Chairman—say, Mr. Chairman!" without penetrating his exhausted hearing.
  • She was the lonely girl, the brown appealing Myra Thompson, whom he had married, and he almost wept for pity as he kissed her and besought, "Oh, honey, honey, CARE to have it?

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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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