ENTREATY in a Sentence

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entreaty
 n.  a serious and urgent request; an earnest or humble request
Example Sentence:
1  He knelt in front of the emperor with a look of entreaty.
2  He began with entreaties and ended with a threat.
Classic Sentence: (75 in 6 pages)
1  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
Get Context   In Chapter 18
2  You will hardly blame me for refusing to comply with this entreaty, or for resisting every repetition to it.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 35
3  Most earnestly did she then entreaty him to lose no more time before he wrote.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 49
4  Jane instantly gave a look at Elizabeth which spoke her distress at such premeditation, and her entreaty that she would not give in to it.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 55
5  Another entreaty that she would be serious, however, produced the desired effect; and she soon satisfied Jane by her solemn assurances of attachment.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 59
6  As it happened that Elizabeth had much rather not, she endeavoured in her answer to put an end to every entreaty and expectation of the kind.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 61
7  Catherine was near distraught: still, she persisted that she must go home, and tried entreaty in her turn, persuading him to subdue his selfish agony.
Wuthering Heights By Emily Bronte
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
8  The dwarf, at my entreaty, had no other punishment than a sound whipping.
Gulliver's Travels(V1) By Jonathan Swift
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III.
9  Only the silence of the boat was at intervals startlingly pierced by one of his peculiar whispers, now harsh with command, now soft with entreaty.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 48. The First Lowering.
10  Not reasoning; not remonstrance; not entreaty wilt thou hearken to; all this thou scornest.
Moby Dick By Herman Melville
Get Context   In CHAPTER 123. The Musket.
11  Her glance wandered from his face away toward the Gulf, whose sonorous murmur reached her like a loving but imperative entreaty.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In V
12  He did not mind the entreaty, but the tone with its delicate note of pathos was like a reproach.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In X
13  The boys were being put to bed; the patter of their bare, escaping feet could be heard occasionally, as well as the pursuing voice of the quadroon, lifted in mild protest and entreaty.
The Awakening By Kate Chopin
Get Context   In XVII
14  She took her seat, and held forth her arms for her sister, with an air of entreaty and love that even the Huron could not deny.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 17
15  Her husband and children were her entire world, and in these she ruled more by entreaty and persuasion than by command or argument.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX