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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.
Slim Riahi, le premier, s'etait voici quelques mois, fendu de semblable adjuration, suivi dans la foulee par le chef du mouvement Ennahdha, Rached Ghannouchi, qui, en quelque sorte, intimait l'ordre a Youssef Chahed de ne pas se presenter aux prochaines elections presidentielles, et de demissionner si tel est son projet.
Zweite Militarische Eid" (rites for the adjuration of the so-called "Second Military Oath").
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.
255) This adjuration, on particularizing the plight and needs of the poor, is a strong moral imperative whose reach transcends theology howsoever reconceptualized.
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.
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.
The adjuration to be 'normal' seems shockingly repellent to me; I see neither hope nor comfort in sinking to that low level.
98) On the other hand, insofar as they do not reflect such an effort, but instead describe primarily an effort to hunt out and punish members of the "Irish faction of the Democratic Party," then the adjuration against political actions found in Article Seventh of the Constitution will have been ignored.
The first is a blunt adjuration by Levin: "the author's practice cannot be treated as a single, constant context.
Moreover, adjuration and leniency were the preferred modes of resolving the matter.
In case the Conciliation Board failed to bring about consensus and conciliation in a dispute then the dispute could be referred to a court for the necessary trial and adjuration.