And the poor creature dropped on his knees before the stolid murderer, and clasped his appealing
Hailing his softened tone and manner, his daughter fell upon her knees before him, with her appealing
hands upon his breast.
And they cling to me, appealing
from their fathers.
I never knew my mother afterwards to give an opinion on any matter, without first appealing
to Miss Murdstone, or without having first ascertained by some sure means, what Miss Murdstone's opinion was; and I never saw Miss Murdstone, when out of temper (she was infirm that way), move her hand towards her bag as if she were going to take out the keys and offer to resign them to my mother, without seeing that my mother was in a terrible fright.
While I complied, he, not comprehending a single word, would stand before the fire surveying me with the air of an Exhibitor, and I would see him, between the fingers of the hand with which I shaded my face, appealing
in dumb show to the furniture to take notice of my proficiency.
All on a sudden some night it will come wailing in the wind outside your window, and you must blacken your heart and harden your face with another strangling grip of its slim appealing
throat, another blow upon its angel eyes.
In the midst of Prince John's cavalcade, he suddenly stopt, and appealing
to the Prior of Jorvaulx, declared the principal business of the day had been forgotten.
he exclaimed, sitting bolt upright and appealing
to the skies, "here is a woman who believes that the only concern all this causes me is whether she thinks any the worse of me personally on account of it
And meanwhile Mamma Valerius lies waiting for you at home and appealing
to your `good genius
Sancho fell upon his knees devoutly appealing
to heaven to deliver him from such imminent peril; which it did by the activity and quickness of the millers, who, pushing against the boat with their poles, stopped it, not, however, without upsetting and throwing Don Quixote and Sancho into the water; and lucky it was for Don Quixote that he could swim like a goose, though the weight of his armour carried him twice to the bottom; and had it not been for the millers, who plunged in and hoisted them both out, it would have been Troy town with the pair of them.
He does not defend himself, as Xenophon has defended him, by appealing
to his practice of religion.
They can neither weaken his fortitude by operating on his necessities, nor corrupt his integrity by appealing
to his avarice.