SOLICIT's Sentences and Contexts

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 Sentences of solicit
Definition:
v. request earnestly; seek to obtain by persuasion or formal application
Example:
Knowing she needed to have a solid majority for the budget to pass, the mayor telephoned all the members of the city council to solicit their votes.
Sentence in Classic:
A third, in the absence of opponents, between two councils would simply solicit a special gratuity for his faithful services, well knowing that at that moment people would be too busy to refuse him.
War and Peace(V3) By Leo Tolstoy Context
Thomas Traddles is so obliging as to solicit, in my ear, that he should have the privilege of ordering the ingredients necessary to the composition of a moderate portion of that Beverage which is peculiarly associated, in our minds, with the Roast Beef of Old England.
David Copperfield By Charles Dickens Context
Athos, whose acquaintance I made about that period, and Porthos, who had in addition to my lessons taught me some effective tricks of fence, prevailed upon me to solicit the uniform of a Musketeer.
THE THREE MUSKETEERS By Alexandre Dumas Context
It was upon the second morning after this happy bridal, that the Lady Rowena was made acquainted by her handmaid Elgitha, that a damsel desired admission to her presence, and solicited that their parley might be without witness.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott Context
Then he became alarmed, and dared not stay any longer at Nimes, so he solicited a change of residence, and, as he was in reality very influential, he was nominated to Versailles.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas Context
When the chief, who had solicited the aid of Duncan, finished his pipe, he made a final and successful movement toward departing.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper Context
He looked with weary and melancholy eyes at the bride and bridegroom, sighed, and putting his right hand out from his vestment, blessed the bridegroom with it, and also with a shade of solicitous tenderness laid the crossed fingers on the bowed head of Kitty.
Anna Karenina(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context
He recalled his exertions and solicitations, and the history of his project of army reform, which had been accepted for consideration and which they were trying to pass over in silence simply because another, a very poor one, had already been prepared and submitted to the Emperor.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy Context