1 Her father's arm still lay in the crook of hers, helpless, appealing, trusting, as only the hands of the very young and the very old can be.
2 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.
3 But Carol kept up the appealing bridal manner so far as possible.
4 It's not appealing weakness like his, but sane strength that will animate the Gopher Prairies.
5 I suppose no woman could have been further in person, voice, and temperament from Dumas' appealing heroine than the veteran actress who first acquainted me with her.
6 The girl was deprecatory at one moment, appealing to Robert.
7 He cast one appealing glance at her, to which she made no response.
8 He sometimes talked in a way that astonished her at first and brought the crimson into her face; in a way that pleased her at last, appealing to the animalism that stirred impatiently within her.
9 In desperation the animals began appealing to the two horses which drew the van to stop.
10 In the midst of Prince John's cavalcade, he suddenly stopt, and appealing to the Prior of Jorvaulx, declared the principal business of the day had been forgotten.
11 The upper classes fascinated her, appealing to her peculiar English passion for superiority.
12 Oliver could see that he had some power over the girl's better feelings, and, for an instant, thought of appealing to her compassion for his helpless state.
13 Mr. Giles directed an appealing glance at the tinker; but he had suddenly fallen asleep.
14 There was no use appealing to a magistrate.
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15 I caught Dora's eye as I bowed to her, and I thought it looked appealing.