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He accosts me, when in the company of friends, with repulsive freedom.
URBAN SKETCHESBRET HARTE
Now and then, a little girl or boy, accosts an Englishman in a plaintive tone; but it is merely for the sake of gaping at him.
Priam accosts her tenderly; not hers the blame that the gods scourge him in his old age with war.
You see a luminous shadow of myself; it haunts, it accosts, it compels you.
A STRANGE STORY, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
The brave Adeline, when footsteps are heard, and a figure is beheld in the upper rooms, accosts the stranger.
Fraud, too, accosts the angel with a gentle face like Gabriel's-32- when he said Ave!
Banquo accosts the strange shapes without the slightest fear.
Achates first accosts Aeneas: 'Goddess-born, what purpose now rises in thy spirit?
Everyone who accosts us asks for whisky, which seems to be scarce.
THE HOUSEBOAT BOOKWILLIAM F. WAUGH
The driver of the other stage dismounts and accosts Mr. Anderson as he resumes his seat.