1 We have come," continued Stangerson, "at the advice of our fathers to solicit the hand of your daughter for whichever of us may seem good to you and to her.
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2 The Rushworths were the only addition to his own domestic circle which he could solicit.
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3 Our best-born and richest gentlemen sometimes solicit it without being able to obtain it.
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4 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.
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5 'I cannot help thinking,' said Mrs. Micawber, with an air of deep sagacity, 'that there are members of my family who have been apprehensive that Mr. Micawber would solicit them for their names.'
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6 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.
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7 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.
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8 Noirtier looked the permission which she solicited.
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9 and orders are respectfully solicited.
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10 He solicited the society of no one more.
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11 The boatswain, unmanned for the first time, respectfully dried his eyes on the Jack, and then cheering up, and addressing Mr. Wopsle as Your Honor, solicited permission to take him by the fin.
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12 'He means, solicited by him, Mr. Copperfield,' said Mrs. Micawber, archly.
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13 Therefore he had not solicited a boat's crew from them, nor had he in any way hinted his desires on that head.
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14 When the chief, who had solicited the aid of Duncan, finished his pipe, he made a final and successful movement toward departing.
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15 All these various initiatives solicited his attention at once, and pulled him about.
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