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Gone with the Wind
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  • Thus appealed to, Jeems gave up further pretense of not having overheard the conversation and furrowed his black brow.
  • There was something vital and earthy and coarse about him that appealed to her.

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  • Her father’s arm still lay in the crook of hers, helpless, appealing, trusting, as only the hands of the very young and the very old can be.
  • There was something exciting about this town with its narrow muddy streets, lying among rolling red hills, something raw and crude that appealed to the rawness and crudeness underlying the fine veneer that Ellen and Mammy had given her.
  • The fact that she was a woman frequently worked in her favor, for she could upon occasion look so helpless and appealing that she melted hearts.
  • She threw out her hands to him, palms up, in the age-old gesture of appeal and her heart, again, was in her face.
  • She knew now that there was no appeal of emotion or reason which would turn that cool brain from its verdict.
  • Appealing to a mother’s pride! I can read you like a book.
  • She knew no man should tell such stories to his wife but they were entertaining and they appealed to something coarse and earthy in her.
  • Scarlett, sick and miserable in the early stage of pregnancy, alternated between a passionate hatred of the bluecoats who invaded her privacy, frequently carrying away any little knick-knack that appealed to them, and an equally passionate fear that Tony might prove the undoing of them all.

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  • So Bonnie had her blue velvet habit with a skirt that trailed down the pony’s side and a black hat with a red plume in it, because Aunt Melly’s stories of Jeb Stuart’s plume had appealed to her imagination.

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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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