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appeal
used in Howards End

8 uses
  • Explanations and appeals had failed; they had tried for a common meeting-ground, and had only made each other unhappy.
    Chapter 37 (62% in)
  • Germany a commercial Power, Germany a naval Power, Germany with colonies here and a Forward Policy there, and legitimate aspirations in the other place, might appeal to others, and be fitly served by them; for his own part, he abstained from the fruits of victory, and naturalised himself in England.
    Chapter 4 (72% in)
  • The appeal was too flimsy.
    Chapter 11 (78% in)
  • They did neglect a personal appeal.
    Chapter 11 (82% in)
  • The august and mellow University, soaked with the richness of the western counties that it has served for a thousand years, appealed at once to the boy's taste; it was the kind of thing he could understand, and he understood it all the better because it was empty.
    Chapter 12 (69% in)
  • Against what it would protest she was not clear; but being only eighteen, the idea of renunciation appealed to her, the more as she did not care for jewellery or lace.
    Chapter 25 (4% in)
  • As a rule he found her too pronounced, and had never come across this look of appeal, pathetic yet dignified—the look of a sailor who has lost everything at sea.
    Chapter 30 (10% in)
  • She had pulled herself together, but the grave appeal had not vanished from her eyes.
    Chapter 30 (32% in)

There are no more uses of "appeal" in Howards End.

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