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beseech
used in Of Human Bondage

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Definition
to ask strongly or beg for something
  • Who would be a clerk when he might be a great artist, she asked dramatically, and she besought Philip to believe in himself: that was the great thing.
    37-38 — Chapters 37-38 (76% in)
  • The smoky atmosphere made Philip's eyes ache, but when he suggested going she turned to him with beseeching face and asked him to stay till the end.
    91-92 — Chapters 91-92 (89% in)

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