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We are prepared for attacks on the palace, and when the rebels attack the public, we intercede as best we can.
Kiera Cass  --  The One
  act between parties with a view to reconciling differences
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  • We are prepared for attacks on the palace, and when the rebels attack the public, we intercede as best we can.
    Kiera Cass  --  The One
  • Just spend another term or so impressing Kilvin, then ask him to intercede on your behalf.
    Patrick Rothfuss  --  The Name of the Wind
  • With a shrewd look at his niece, Matthew Wood interceded for her.
    Elizabeth George Speare  --  The Witch of Blackbird Pond
  • The judge interceded.
    Ellen Raskin  --  The Westing Game

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  • She agreed to babysit for Cindy Lou’s brothers and sisters and to intercede with Cindy’s mother for me.
    Pat Conroy  --  The Water is Wide
  • The knitters of Barracks 28 became the praying heart of the vast diseased body that was Ravensbruck, interceding for all in the camp—guards, under Betsie’s prodding, as well as prisoners.
    Corrie Ten Boom  --  The Hiding Place
  • …could poor backward Poland (Sophie often heard him say), losing its identity with clockwork regularity to oppressor after oppressor—especially the barbarous Russians, who were now also in the grip of the Communist antichrist—find salvation and cultural grace except through the intercession of Germany, which had so magnificently fused a historic tradition of mythic radiance and the supertechnology of the twentieth century, creating a prophetic synthesis for lesser nations to turn to?
    William Styron  --  Sophie’s Choice
  • "Whoa," Jason interceded.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Blood of Olympus
  • My intercession might easily make things worse for the boy.
    Diana Gabaldon  --  Outlander
  • Blessed Virgen de Guadalupe, thank you for your intercession!
    Rudolfo Anaya  --  Bless Me, Ultima

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  • Twenty times he interceded for Edmond.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Count of Monte Cristo
  • As Lindsey walked blindly to the next open spot in line, Ruth interceded.
    Alice Sebold  --  The Lovely Bones
  • Both our remedies Within thy help and holy physic lies; I bear no hatred, blessed man; for, lo, My intercession likewise steads my foe.
    William Shakespeare  --  Romeo and Juliet
  • Hereupon Atkins implored the Captain to intercede for his life, and the rest begged they might not be sent to England.
    Daniel Defoe  --  Robinson Crusoe
  • "Queen Hera," Piper interceded.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Lost Hero
  • Allow me, then, sire, to intercede for her with your Majesty.
    Alexandre Dumas  --  The Three Musketeers
  • I was surprised, and entirely unprepared for this;—but surely you will allow me to intercede for these poor creatures.
    Harriet Beecher Stowe  --  Uncle Tom’s Cabin
  • I need you to intercede for me, Magnus.
    Cassandra Clare  --  City of Fallen Angels
  • Quentin interceded.
    Homer Hickam  --  October Sky
  • The soft-hearted cook added his intercession, and the result was that the man who had first appeared undertook its delivery.
    Charles Dickens  --  Oliver Twist
  • I was quite prepared for a knockdown fight, but Amos interceded.
    Rick Riordan  --  The Throne of Fire
  • But when he heard another officer talking about swinging by the courthouse, he interceded.
    Jodi Picoult  --  Nineteen Minutes
  • Jackie tried to intercede on my behalf, but Dad wouldn’t listen, and Mom knew better than to say a word.
    Ellen Hopkins  --  Burned
  • They implored me to let them, and when I said it was Dr. Van Helsing’s wish that either he or I should sit up, they asked me quite piteously to intercede with the ’foreign gentleman’.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula
  • Roran gripped the gunwale so hard that he drove splinters under his nails, ready to intercede but afraid to appear too anxious.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Eldest
  • She could feel his warm breath against her skin, and Juana whispered her combination of prayer and magic, her Hail Marys and her ancient intercession, against the black unhuman things.
    John Steinbeck  --  The Pearl
  • And it is just by interceding for him that you make it impossible for me to keep him.
    Henrik Ibsen  --  A Doll’s House
  • I wondered to which of them I might go to intercede for me with Dr. Bledsoe, but within myself I knew that there was no one.
    Ralph Ellison  --  Invisible Man
  • Adele, when lifted in, commenced kissing me, by way of expressing her gratitude for my intercession: she was instantly stowed away into a corner on the other side of him.
    Charlotte Bronte  --  Jane Eyre
  • But now that I see your incomprehensible stubbornness I no longer feel any wish whatsoever to intercede on your behalf.
    Franz Kafka  --  Metamorphosis
  • "It was my fault, mon pere," interceded the little princess, with a blush.
    Leo Tolstoy  --  War and Peace
  • But, clearly, you were too much of a coward to deal with Charlie, so I interceded on your behalf.
    Stephenie Meyer  --  Eclipse
  • Benjamin had been imprisoned three weeks, when my grandmother went to intercede for him with his master.
    Harriet Jacobs  --  Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl
  • The Calverts’ house had again been spared, due to the intercession of Hilton, the Yankee overseer, but there was not a head of livestock, not a fowl, not an ear of corn left on the place.
    Margaret Mitchell  --  Gone with the Wind
  • I begged him to intercede for Theresa Carmody but he never did a thing, stood up there on his pedestal with the little smile, the birds, the lambs, and didn’t give a fiddler’s fart about Theresa or me.
    Frank McCourt  --  Angela’s Ashes
  • Mary Rommely came over to intercede for Sissy.
    Betty Smith  --  A Tree Grows in Brooklyn
  • But this is not so: he will give many things at once; he promised others; he has sent his noblest men to intercede with you, the flower of the army, and your friends, dearest among the Argives.
    Homer  --  The Iliad
  • The summons announced that the civil and military leader of the province would arrive on the following Friday ready to intercede in the conflict.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  One Hundred Years of Solitude
  • But the ladies interceded, and when it had been made clear that it was a very great favour, the goddess was allowed to mount beside the god.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Room With A View
  • According to Luther, people did not need the intercession of the church or its priests in order to receive God’s forgiveness.
    Jostein Gaarder  --  Sophie’s World
  • He briefly related his attempt to win Lucetta’s intercession.
    Thomas Hardy  --  The Mayor of Casterbridge
  • Nor, if the Ra’zac came to collect their dinner, could he and Saphira intercede before the slaves were ferried away.
    Christopher Paolini  --  Brisingr
  • Mrs. van der Luyden beamed on her with the smile of Esther interceding with Ahasuerus; but her husband raised a protesting hand.
    Edith Wharton  --  The Age of Innocence
  • Francisco’s mother had sent a telegram to President Taft asking him to intercede to save her son’s life.
    Cormac McCarthy  --  All the Pretty Horses
  • "Respectfully, sir," Langdon interceded, "I can’t imagine how a stone pyramid could set in motion anything at all."
    Dan Brown  --  The Lost Symbol
  • Not even Dr. Juvenal Urbino, with all his prestige, could persuade them to move it where it would not disturb anyone, until his proven complicity with Divine Providence interceded on his behalf.
    Gabriel Garcia Marquez  --  Love in the Time of Cholera
  • They shrieked that the train was starting, and ran to both ends of it to intercede.
    E.M. Forster  --  A Passage to India
  • Kolya’s mad prank seemed to have broken the ice, and Dardanelov was rewarded for his intercession by a suggestion of hope.
    Fyodor Dostoyevsky  --  The Brothers Karamazov
  • The Virgin by her intercession can win the mercy of the Father.
    Joseph Campbell  --  The Hero With a Thousand Faces
  • How will the demi-gods in your Pantheon—I mean those legendary persons you call saints—intercede for you after this?
    Thomas Hardy  --  Jude the Obscure
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