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It broke from him like a wail of despair from a hell of sufferers and died in a wail of furious entreaty, a cry for an iniquitous abandonment, a cry which was but the echo of an obscene scrawl which he had read on the oozing wall of a urinal.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce Context
But that one word expressed an entreaty, a threat, and above all conviction that she would herself regret her words.
War and Peace(V1) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Those eyes expressed entreaty, shame at having to ask, fear of a refusal, and readiness for relentless hatred in case of such refusal.
War and Peace(V4) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Natasha looked at her with eyes full of tears and in her look there was nothing but love and an entreaty for forgiveness.
War and Peace(V5) By Leo Tolstoy Context
A timely observation of the sense of power that there was in his face, did more to bring back to my remembrance the entreaty of Agnes, in its full force, than any effort I could have made.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
By an earnest repetition of this entreaty, poured out in all the agony of such a moment, Sissy at last brought her to be silent, and to look at her with a tearless face of stone.
Hard Times By Charles Dickens Context
The poor man was more loud than ever, and though I could not distinguish a word he said, I could in some way recognise in his tones some passionate entreaty on his part.
The venerable Isaac is subjected to an alembic, which will distil from him all he holds dear, without any assistance from my requests or thy entreaty.
Her entreaty had no effect on Tom: he only said again what he had said before; and it was not merely Tom, for the requisition was now backed by Maria, and Mr.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen Context
Sir Walter, however, would choose his own means, and at last wrote a very fine letter of ample explanation, regret, and entreaty, to his right honourable cousin.
But not long was the interval of tranquillity; for, when supper was over, singing was talked of, and she had the mortification of seeing Mary, after very little entreaty, preparing to oblige the company.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen Context