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beseech
used in The Count of Monte Cristo

23 uses
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Definition
to ask strongly or beg for something
  • He besought the jailer one day to let him have a companion, were it even the mad abbe.
    Chapters 15-16 (3% in)
  • With the entrance of M. Morrel, Danglars and Caderousse were despatched in search of the bride-groom to convey to him the intelligence of the arrival of the important personage whose coming had created such a lively sensation, and to beseech him to make haste.
    Chapters 5-6 (4% in)
  • Oh, M. de Villefort, I beseech your indulgence for him.
    Chapters 7-8 (8% in)
  • As Dantes spoke, Villefort gazed at his ingenuous and open countenance, and recollected the words of Renee, who, without knowing who the culprit was, had besought his indulgence for him.
    Chapters 7-8 (23% in)
  • "Tell me, I beseech you, what ails you?" cried Dantes, letting his chisel fall to the floor.
    Chapters 17-18 (50% in)
  • At that moment a heavy footstep was heard descending the wooden staircase that led from the upper floor, and, with many bows and courteous smiles, mine host of the Pont du Gard besought his guest to enter.
    Chapters 25-26 (54% in)
  • And for that reason, he besought me to try and clear up a mystery he had never been able to penetrate, and to clear his memory should any foul spot or stain have fallen on it.
    Chapters 25-26 (68% in)
  • Carlini besought his chief to make an exception in Rita's favor, as her father was rich, and could pay a large ransom.
    Chapters 33-34 (20% in)
  • The quadrille had been most perfect, and it was evident there was a great demand for a repetition, Carmela alone objecting to it, but the Count of San-Felice besought his daughter so earnestly, that she acceded.
    Chapters 33-34 (35% in)
  • "Countess," returned Franz, totally unheeding her raillery, "I asked you a short time since if you knew any particulars respecting the Albanian lady opposite; I must now beseech you to inform me who and what is her husband?"
    Chapters 33-34 (81% in)
  • The reason for so publicly announcing all this is, that all good and faithful Catholics may offer up their prayers for the unfortunate culprits, and, above all, beseech of heaven to grant them a sincere repentance.
    Chapters 33-34 (95% in)
  • One only chance was left me, that of beseeching the magistrate before whom I was taken to cause every inquiry to be made for the Abbe Busoni, who had stopped at the inn of the Pont du Gard on that morning.
    Chapters 45-46 (23% in)
  • And then it was that, won by his mild charity, seeing that he was acquainted with all the habits and customs of my own country, and considering also that pardon for the only crime of which I was really guilty might come with a double power from lips so benevolent and kind, I besought him to receive my confession, under the seal of which I recounted the Auteuil affair in all its details, as well as every other transaction of my life.
    Chapters 45-46 (26% in)
  • "I beseech you, madame," replied Monte Cristo "not to spoil Ali, either by too great praise or rewards.
    Chapters 47-48 (36% in)
  • I beseech of you, Maximilian, to cease trifling, and tell me what you really mean.
    Chapters 51-52 (13% in)
  • Spare me, then, I beseech you.
    Chapters 67-68 (9% in)
  • "This instant, sir—this instant, I beseech you!" said the old lady.
    Chapters 71-72 (47% in)
  • Oh, M. d'Avrigny, I beseech you, do something for her!"
    Chapters 71-72 (93% in)
  • "D'Avrigny," said Villefort, "be so kind, I beseech you, as to accompany this gentleman.
    Chapters 103-104 (39% in)
  • "Oh," said Julie, pressing the purse to her heart, "no, no, I beseech you do not take it, for some unhappy day you will leave us, will you not?"
    Chapters 105-106 (31% in)
  • Let us strive, I beseech you,—let us strive to be cheerful.
    Chapters 105-106 (94% in)
  • Come, I beseech you, lend me twenty francs, so that I may buy a dressing-gown; it is intolerable always to be in a coat and boots!
    Chapters 107-108 (11% in)
  • "Oh, sir," she stammered, "I beseech you, do not believe appearances."
    Chapters 107-108 (86% in)

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