A letter, however, had lately reached me in a distant part of the country--a letter from him-- which, in its wildly importunate
nature, had admitted of no other than a personal reply.
The attendant added, "He seems very importunate
Presently one of the passengers, after vigorously pushing his way through the importunate
crowd of porters, came up to him and politely asked if he could point out the English consulate, at the same time showing a passport which he wished to have visaed.
Because we have very important matters to communicate to one another, and it was impossible to talk five minutes in that inn without being annoyed by all those importunate
fellows, who keep coming in, saluting you, and addressing you.
I will not detain you, monsieur," continued the countess; "I would not have our gratitude become indiscreet or importunate
Nevertheless, let me sup in spite of sorrow, for an empty stomach is a very importunate
thing, and thrusts itself on a man's notice no matter how dire is his distress.
They were, in fact, quite irksome in their attentions, and had a caressing manner at times quite importunate
But by the time he got to Stoniton, the thought of his mother and Seth, left behind to endure everything without him, became too importunate
, and his resolution failed him.
Henri; there were only about a dozen of them, but they made as much noise as might have sufficed for fifty; they seemed very little under her control; three or four at once assailed her with importunate
requirements; she looked harassed, she demanded silence, but in vain.
I appear importunate
to your majesty," said the lieutenant.
Here they eagerly slaked their thirst; but, this being allayed, the calls of hunger became equally importunate
I might have believed this importunate
insight to be merely a diseased activity of the imagination, but that my prevision of incalculable words and actions proved it to have a fixed relation to the mental process in other minds.
Do not forget the child,' cried the importunate
Jat over his shoulder, and then bellowed in Punjabi; 'O Holy One - O disciple of the Holy One - O Gods above all the Worlds -behold affliction sitting at the gate
One more Unfortunate, Weary of breath, Rashly importunate
Gone to her death!
During this interval she had become a less vivid and importunate
image, receding from his foreground as May Welland resumed her rightful place in it.