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appeal
used in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer

4 uses
  • And the poor creature dropped on his knees before the stolid murderer, and clasped his appealing hands.
    Chapter 9 (92% in)
  • Still, he was sufficiently touched by his aunt's grief to long to rush out from under the bed and overwhelm her with joy—and the theatrical gorgeousness of the thing appealed strongly to his nature, too, but he resisted and lay still.
    Chapter 15 (53% in)
  • Aunt Polly knelt down and prayed for Tom so touchingly, so appealingly, and with such measureless love in her words and her old trembling voice, that he was weltering in tears again, long before she was through.
    Chapter 15 (69% in)
  • "Rebecca Thatcher" [Tom glanced at her face—it was white with terror] —"did you tear—no, look me in the face" [her hands rose in appeal] —"did you tear this book?"
    Chapter 20 (88% in)

There are no more uses of "appeal" in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer.

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