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appeal
used in Of Human Bondage

19 uses
  • It was an occasion that thoroughly appealed to Athelny.
    115-116 — Chapters 115-116 (21% in)
  • He was appealing unconsciously to gods older to his race than the God of Israel.
    13-14 — Chapters 13-14 (94% in)
  • He came under the influence of Newman's Apologia; the picturesqueness of the Roman Catholic faith appealed to his esthetic sensibility; and it was only the fear of his father's wrath (a plain, blunt man of narrow ideas, who read Macaulay) which prevented him from "going over.'
    25-26 — Chapters 25-26 (66% in)
  • She appealed to Fraulein Cacilie's better nature: she was kind, sensible, tolerant; she treated her no longer as a child, but as a grown woman.
    29-30 — Chapters 29-30 (52% in)
  • He thought the city of the ancient Romans a little vulgar, finding distinction only in the decadence of the Empire; but the Rome of the Popes appealed to his sympathy, and in his chosen words, quite exquisitely, there appeared a rococo beauty.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (6% in)
  • She addressed her conversation almost exclusively to him, and there was something flattering in the way she appealed constantly to his sane judgment.
    31-32 — Chapters 31-32 (46% in)
  • Presently when her letters came his heart sank: he delayed opening them, for he knew what they would contain, angry reproaches and pathetic appeals; they would make him feel a perfect beast, and yet he did not see with what he had to blame himself.
    37-38 — Chapters 37-38 (33% in)
  • Their vague idealism, the suspicion of a philosophical idea which underlay the titles they gave their pictures, accorded very well with the functions of art as from his diligent perusal of Ruskin he understood it; but here was something quite different: here was no moral appeal; and the contemplation of these works could help no one to lead a purer and a higher life.
    43-44 — Chapters 43-44 (43% in)
  • He was too proud to appeal to his guardian, nor did he wish Aunt Louisa to know that his circumstances were straitened, since he was certain she would make an effort to send him something from her own pocket, and he knew how little she could afford to.
    45-46 — Chapters 45-46 (63% in)
  • He smiled and looked at her appealingly.
    57-58 — Chapters 57-58 (58% in)
  • She hesitated a moment; he looked at her with pitifully appealing eyes.
    59-60 — Chapters 59-60 (70% in)
  • Next day he would go to the shop and appeal for forgiveness.
    61-62 — Chapters 61-62 (10% in)
  • The idea appealed to Hayward, and they jumped into a cab which took them to Westminster Bridge.
    63-64 — Chapters 63-64 (76% in)
  • "If you really want to appeal to my better nature,' replied Philip, "you'll do well not to stroke my cheek while you're doing it.'
    65-66 — Chapters 65-66 (66% in)
  • He could not help the note of appeal in his voice.
    77-78 — Chapters 77-78 (16% in)
  • It's asking a great deal that things should appeal to your reason as well as to your sense of the aesthetic.
    87-88 — Chapters 87-88 (57% in)
  • He had a persuasive, hail-fellow well-met air with him which appealed to customers of this sort, and they said to one another: "What's the good of throwing money away when you can get a coat and skirt at Lynn's that nobody knows don't come from Paris?'
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (7% in)
  • "Those old patriarchs lived to a jolly good old age, didn't they?' he said, with a queer little laugh in which Philip read a sort of timid appeal.
    107-108 — Chapters 107-108 (76% in)
  • Down below, by the harbour, the little stone houses of a past century were clustered in a delightful confusion, and the narrow streets, climbing down steeply, had an air of antiquity which appealed to the imagination.
    117-118 — Chapters 117-118 (5% in)

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