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entreat
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The Awakening
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  • he asked again, this time fondly, with a note of entreaty.
  • Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.
  • Of course Edna would like to hear Mademoiselle Reisz play; but she feared it would be useless to entreat her.
  • He did not mind the entreaty, but the tone with its delicate note of pathos was like a reproach.
  • "Let me see it," requested the young woman, entreatingly.
  • "Write to me when you get there, won’t you, Robert?" she entreated.
  • Victor said it was really not worth while to go inside for the letters, when his mother entreated him to go in search of them.
  • He entreated her to bear in mind that the disclosures of the afternoon were strictly confidential.
  • "I beg your pardon," he entreated, following her; "it never occurred to me that it might be repulsive."
  • The music grew strange and fantastic—turbulent, insistent, plaintive and soft with entreaty.
  • The boys were being put to bed; the patter of their bare, escaping feet could be heard occasionally, as well as the pursuing voice of the quadroon, lifted in mild protest and entreaty.
  • He did not say good night until she had become supple to his gentle, seductive entreaties.
  • "Sing," entreated Mrs. Highcamp.
  • She found in his eyes, when he looked at her for one silent moment, the same tender caress, with an added warmth and entreaty which had not been there before the same glance which had penetrated to the sleeping places of her soul and awakened them.
  • "Don’t neglect me," entreated Madame Ratignolle; "and don’t mind what I said about Arobin, or having some one to stay with you.

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

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