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beseech
used in Henry VIII

8 uses
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Definition
to ask strongly or beg for something
  • I do beseech your Grace, for charity,
    If ever any malice in your heart
    Were hid against me, now to forgive me frankly.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Westminster. A street (50% in)
beseech = to ask strongly or beg for something
  • Take good heed You charge not in your spleen a noble person And spoil your nobler soul; I say, take heed; Yes, heartily beseech you.
    1.2 — Act 1 Scene 2 — The same. The council-chamber (82% in)
  • Beseech your lordship, Vouchsafe to speak my thanks and my obedience, As from a blushing handmaid, to his Highness; Whose health and royalty I pray for.
    2.3 — Act 2 Scene 3 — An ante-chamber of the Queen's apartments (66% in)
  • ...father, was reputed for A prince most prudent, of an excellent And unmatch'd wit and judgment; Ferdinand, My father, King of Spain, was reckon'd one The wisest prince that there had reign'd by many A year before; it is not to be question'd That they had gather'd a wise council to them Of every realm, that did debate this business, Who deem'd our marriage lawful; wherefore I humbly Beseech you, sir, to spare me till I may Be by my friends in Spain advis'd, whose counsel I will implore.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A hall in Black-Friars (28% in)
  • Therefore in him It lies to cure me; and the cure is, to Remove these thoughts from you; the which before His Highness shall speak in, I do beseech You, gracious madam, to unthink your speaking And to say so no more.
    2.4 — Act 2 Scene 4 — A hall in Black-Friars (47% in)
  • But, I beseech you, what's become of Katherine, The Princess Dowager?
    4.1 — Act 4 Scene 1 — A street in Westminster (16% in)
  • Beseeching him to give her virtuous breeding,— She is young, and of a noble modest nature, I hope she will deserve well,—and a little To love her for her mother's sake, that lov'd him, Heaven knows how dearly.
    4.2 — Act 4 Scene 2 — Kimbolton (81% in)
  • I do beseech your lordships, That, in this case of justice, my accusers, Be what they will, may stand forth face to face And freely urge against me.
    5.3 — Act 5 Scene 3 — The council-chamber (28% in)

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