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Anne Of Green Gables
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  • Marilla felt an uncomfortable conviction that, if she denied the appeal of that look, it would haunt her to her dying day.
  • "Why, Robert sent word down by his daughter Nancy and she said you wanted a girl—didn’t she Flora Jane?" appealing to her daughter who had come out to the steps.

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  • The amiable suggestion of the birch switch—to the efficiency of which all of Mrs. Rachel’s own children could have borne smarting testimony—did not appeal to Marilla.
  • The suggestion appealed to Diana.

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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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