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entreat
used in All's Well That Ends Well

5 uses
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Definition
to ask — especially while trying hard to overcome resistance
  • this drives me to entreat you:
    2.5 — Act 2 Scene 5 — Another room in the same (67% in)
entreat = ask earnestly
  • My duty, then, shall pay me for my pains: I will no more enforce mine office on you; Humbly entreating from your royal thoughts A modest one to bear me back again.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Paris. A room in the King's palace (62% in)
  • Prepared I was not For such a business; therefore am I found So much unsettled: this drives me to entreat you: That presently you take your way for home, And rather muse than ask why I entreat you: For my respects are better than they seem; And my appointments have in them a need Greater than shows itself at the first view To you that know them not.
    2.5 — Act 2 Scene 5 — Another room in the same (68% in)
  • I will entreat you, when you see my son, To tell him that his sword can never win The honour that he loses: more I'll entreat you Written to bear along.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (73% in)
  • I will entreat you, when you see my son, To tell him that his sword can never win The honour that he loses: more I'll entreat you Written to bear along.
    3.2 — Act 3 Scene 2 — Rousillon. A room in the COUNTESS'S palace (75% in)

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