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used in Ulysses by James Joyce

3 uses
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to ask — especially while trying hard to overcome resistance
  • —But wait till I tell you, miss Douce entreated.
    Episode 11 — Sirens (8% in)
  • He turned a long you are wrong gaze on Stephen of timorous dark pride at the soft impeachment with a glance also of entreaty for he seemed to glean in a kind of a way that it wasn't all exactly.
    Episode 16 — Eumaeus (56% in)
  • On the duke's lawn, entreated by an English visitor, she declined to permit him to make and take away her photographic image (objection not stated).
    Episode 17 — Ithaca (37% in)

There are no more uses of "entreat" in Ulysses by James Joyce.

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