entreaty


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an earnest or urgent request

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Sir Walter, however, would choose his own means, and at last wrote a very fine letter of ample explanation, regret, and entreaty, to his right honourable cousin.
But that one word expressed an entreaty, a threat, and above all conviction that she would herself regret her words.
The first lines contained an urgent entreaty to keep the circumstances connected with the loss of the five hundred pounds the strictest secret from everyone in general, and from Hardyman in particular.
Pray let us hear her," he said, in a tone of entreaty which had something of the imperative in it this time.
Let me tell you how I lost them," she said, in the first tones of entreaty which had escaped her yet.
Tim Linkinwater condescended, after much entreaty and brow-beating, to accept a share in the house; but he could never be prevailed upon to suffer the publication of his name as a partner, and always persisted in the punctual and regular discharge of his clerkly duties.
Tell Me What to Dream About is the entreaty of a little girl who begs her big sister to help her fall asleep, with a bedtime story providing something different in the way of sleepy possibilities.
The Patterns music video is an entreaty for change, which includes a narrative on war, guns, politics, poverty and money.
So The Cage and Cardew Society has this entreaty when it presents a performance of "Treatise'' at 8 p.
Despite being rebuffed for five years, he sent another entreaty after Mr.
The government, supported by the Royal College of Pediatrics and Child Health (RCPCH) and other signatories, has also sent an entreaty to local authorities reminding them of their role in improving public health outcomes for children and young people.
The prime minister made his first entreaty to Turkish families to have at least three children in April 2008, in a statement that was met with both support and criticism.
Llywelyn's entreaty to Edward I to maintain Welsh law was rebuffed by the Archbishop of Canterbury, who believed Hywel's laws had been inspired by the devil.
Referring to his statement regarding COAS Gen Ashfaq Parvez Kayani and DG ISI Gen Shuja Pasha extension, the prime minister said that a request shouldnt be confused with an entreaty, as he never begged the duo to get their terms extended.