The term for which Edmond had engaged to serve on board The Young Amelia having expired, Dantes took leave of the captain, who at first tried all his powers of persuasion to induce him to remain as one of the crew, but having been told the history of the legacy, he ceased to importune
She had come to the conclusion that he spoke no other English, and so she ceased to importune
him for information; but never did she forget to greet him pleasantly or to thank him for the hideous, nauseating meals he brought her.
She seemed to be tired of my questions: and, indeed, what claim had I to importune
Technology gets great importunes
day by day in human life.
The pieces featured include the three-movement miniature Peccadilles importunes
, a number of Gnossiennes and Gymuopedies, the three-part Embryons desseches, all six Pieces froides, and others.