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  • He had an advantage over normal cautious humanity in not caring whether he lived or died, he who sat with the dead, talking to Leora and Sondelius, to Ira Hinkley and Oliver Marchand, to Inchcape Jones and a shadowy horde of blackmen with lifted appealing hands.
  • That evening Martin grumbled to young Ockford, "You don’t suppose for a moment, do you, Rufus, that McCandless and Jordan won’t appeal the case?

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  • Got to—got to—can’t remember what it was," her voice kept appealing to her cloudy brain.

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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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