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Another head than his, right before him in the first benches, was poised squarely above its bending fellows like the head of a priest appealing without humility to the tabernacle for the humble worshippers about him.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
Although Prince Vasili listened reluctantly and not very politely to the elderly lady, even betraying some impatience, she gave him an ingratiating and appealing smile, and took his hand that he might not go away.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
If I went to sleep for a few moments, the image of Agnes with her tender eyes, and of her father looking fondly on her, as I had so often seen him look, arose before me with appealing faces, and filled me with vague terrors.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
She did not flinch from the pain which I knew she must have suffered, but looked at him with eyes that were more appealing than ever.
In her inmost heart Lily knew it was not by appealing to the fraternal instinct that she was likely to move Gus Trenor; but this way of explaining the situation helped to drape its crudity, and she was always scrupulous about keeping up appearances to herself.
House of Mirth By Edith Wharton Context
The fact that she was a woman frequently worked in her favor, for she could upon occasion look so helpless and appealing that she melted hearts.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche Context
All flashed indignant or appealing glances at the inexorable Davis, and one passionate lime lover burst into tears.
Little Women By Louisa May Alcott Context
But in the other case, my life not being in danger, I may have the benefit of appealing to the law, and have reparation for my 100 pounds that way.
Second Treatise of Government By John Locke Context
She gazed around the room at the pictures and photographs hanging upon the wall, and discovered in some corner an old family album, which she examined with the keenest interest, appealing to Madame Lebrun for enlightenment concerning the many figures and faces which she discovered between its pages.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin Context