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beseech
used in A Prayer for Owen Meany

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Definition
to ask strongly or beg for something
  • Acknowledge, we humbly beseech thee, a sheep of thine own fold, a lamb of thine own flock, a sinner of thine own redeeming.
    p. 576.8
  • "Nobody would even know what I was pointin' at if old Scrooge didn't keep givin' speeches to himself-'If there is any person in the town who feels emotion caused by this man's death, show that person to me, Spirit, I beseech you!'
    p. 199.4
  • Owen cried, beseeching me; but Barb Wiggin wished to undertake the task herself.
    p. 217.8
  • He had removed Mary Magdalene's arms, above the elbows, so that her gesture of beseeching the assembled audience would seem all the more an act of supplication—and all the more helpless.
    p. 409.7
  • It took the headmaster a few seconds to recognize Mr. Merrill, who was standing at the foot of the stage in his pea jacket and wearing his watch cap and gawking at the figure who beseeched us from the podium.
    p. 420.2

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