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used in Great Expectations

4 uses
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to ask strongly or beg for something
  • As if I had besought them as a favor to bother my life out.
    Chapter 12 (81% in)
  • With a shock he became aware of me, and was severely visited as before; but this time his motion was rotatory, and he staggered round and round me with knees more afflicted, and with uplifted hands as if beseeching for mercy.
    Chapter 30 (20% in)
  • I took advantage of the moment—I had sought one from the first—to leave the room, after beseeching Estella's attention to her, with a movement of my hand.
    Chapter 38 (54% in)
  • Softened as my thoughts of all the rest of men were in that dire extremity; humbly beseeching pardon, as I did, of Heaven; melted at heart, as I was, by the thought that I had taken no farewell, and never now could take farewell of those who were dear to me, or could explain myself to them, or ask for their compassion on my miserable errors,— still, if I could have killed him, even in dying, I would have done it.
    Chapter 53 (36% in)

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