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appeal
used in Tess of the d'Urbervilles

8 uses
  • That very night she began an appealing letter to Clare, concealing from him her hardships, and assuring him of her undying affection.
    6 — The Convert (23% in)
  • Dim, flattened, constrained by their confinement, they had never appealed to her as now, when they wandered in the still air with a stark quality like that of nudity.
    3 — The Rally (43% in)
  • With these natures, corporal presence is something less appealing than corporal absence; the latter creating an ideal presence that conveniently drops the defects of the real.
    5 — The Woman Pays (22% in)
  • It just crossed her mind, too, that he might have a faint recollection of his tender vagary, and was disinclined to allude to it from a conviction that she would take amatory advantage of the opportunity it gave her of appealing to him anew not to go.
    5 — The Woman Pays (31% in)
  • Pride, too, entered into her submission—which perhaps was a symptom of that reckless acquiescence in chance too apparent in the whole d'Urberville family—and the many effective chords which she could have stirred by an appeal were left untouched.
    5 — The Woman Pays (35% in)
  • How he would have liked to confront those two great thinkers, and earnestly appeal to them as fellow-man to fellow-men, and ask them to tell him their method!
    5 — The Woman Pays (43% in)
  • "Do not ask what I do not wish to tell!" she begged, and flashed her appeal to him from her upturned face and lash-shadowed eyes.
    6 — The Convert (20% in)
  • — Your faithful heartbroken TESS XLIX The appeal duly found its way to the breakfast-table of the quiet Vicarage to the westward, in that valley where the air is so soft and the soil so rich that the effort of growth requires but superficial aid by comparison with the tillage at Flintcomb-Ash, and where to Tess the human world seemed so different (though it was much the same).
    6 — The Convert (54% in)

There are no more uses of "appeal" in Tess of the d'Urbervilles.

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