1 It was not difficult for me, on Peggotty's solicitation, to resolve to stay where I was, until after the remains of the poor carrier should have made their last journey to Blunderstone.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 31. A GREATER LOSS
2 At her solicitation Lyman Cass gave Champ a warm berth as night watchman.
3 Her visits there, beginning by chance, were continued by solicitation.
4 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 DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 44. The Vendetta.
5 Noirtier looked the permission which she solicited.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 78. We hear From Yanina.
6 and orders are respectfully solicited.
7 He solicited the society of no one more.
8 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.
9 'He means, solicited by him, Mr. Copperfield,' said Mrs. Micawber, archly.
David Copperfield By Charles DickensContext Highlight In CHAPTER 28. Mr. MICAWBER'S GAUNTLET
10 Therefore he had not solicited a boat's crew from them, nor had he in any way hinted his desires on that head.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleContext Highlight In CHAPTER 50. Ahab's Boat and Crew. Fedallah.
11 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 CooperContext Highlight In CHAPTER 24
12 All these various initiatives solicited his attention at once, and pulled him about.
Les Misérables (V3) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 4: CHAPTER III—MARIUS' ASTONISHMENTS
13 de Treville that his young compatriot, having something important to communicate, solicited a private audience.
The Three Musketeers By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In 10 A MOUSETRAP IN THE SEVENTEENTH CENTURY
14 Brittles obeyed; the group, peeping timorously over each other's shoulders, beheld no more formidable object than poor little Oliver Twist, speechless and exhausted, who raised his heavy eyes, and mutely solicited their compassion.
15 Mrs. Fisher looked about her with the eye of the solicitous hostess.