adjuration


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a solemn and earnest appeal to someone to do something

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Accordingly, after a vast amount of moaning and crying upstairs, and much damping of foreheads, and vinegaring of temples, and hartshorning of noses, and so forth; and after most pathetic adjurations from Miggs, assisted by warm brandy-and-water not over-weak, and divers other cordials, also of a stimulating quality, administered at first in teaspoonfuls and afterwards in increasing doses, and of which Miss Miggs herself partook as a preventive measure (for fainting is infectious); after all these remedies, and many more too numerous to mention, but not to take, had been applied; and many verbal consolations, moral, religious, and miscellaneous, had been super-added thereto; the locksmith humbled himself, and the end was gained.
With regard to the issue of government pressure, the court's adjuration that the parties settle may indicate that state actors wanted to see an end to the cat-and-mouse game between Baidu and music copyright owners.
What we may not all know, is that this includes the right for those who are owed money by another party to claim interest on late payments, the right to suspend work if no payment is made and the right to have disputes dealt with by adjuration.
Finally, notwithstanding the adjuration of Meehl et al.
And was it a change of heart with time over full disclosure in the setting of tuberculosis, a less "sensitive" subject matter, or perhaps the understanding that isolation from the public could reduce its contagium that later led to his adjuration for full disclosure: "No greater mistake is possible in the treatment of tuberculosis than to keep from the patient in its early stages the full knowledge of its existence" (17).
who did not bother Him with cajolery and adjuration then pleading then threat and had not even bothered to inform Him in advance .
Missing section] * Third source: Proper handling of figures (16-29) 16-17 Figures of thought: Adjuration (*apostrophe, oath, etc.
In what follows, I suggest that the adjuration to loyalty of the ade provided a literary model for the authors of Deut.
107) It is "simply an adjuration to the decision maker to make an honest and intelligent judgment after having given due consideration to all the information the parties provide.
In another, it offers an allegory of Ellis's or Patmore's adjuration to women to exercise a selfless devotion to others.
As the test for full citizenship, the Penal Laws required of Irish Catholics an oath of adjuration, a swearing 'that in the sacrament of the Lord's-supper, there is not any transubstantiation of the elements of bread and wine into the body and blood of Christ' (An Act to Prevent the Further Growth of Popery, 1704).
5), Douglas-Fairhurst traces the line to the ghost's adjuration in Act I of Hamlet that "duller shouldst thou be than the fat weed / That roots itself in ease on Lethe wharf, / Wouldst thou not stir in this" (quoted in Douglas-Fairhurst, p.
However, there is no anthropomorphizing of nature in Ran--nothing like Lear's adjuration to "blow, winds, and crack your cheeks" (3.
So, at least, Coleridge complains in "Fears in Solitude," decrying the wartime mandates "Stuffed Out with big preamble, holy names, / And adjuration of the God in Heaven" (101-2).
The unstated adjuration is the very dictum of the ancient sage: "Sweet is the light, and it is pleasure to the eyes to see the sun.