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Of course Edna would like to hear Mademoiselle Reisz play; but she feared it would be useless to entreat her.
THE AWAKENING AND SELECTED SHORT STORIESKATE CHOPIN
And we earnestly entreat all colored persons who can, to study, and have their children taught Spanish.
THE CONDITION, ELEVATION, EMIGRATION, AND DESTINY OF THE COLORED PEOPLE OF THE UNITED STATESMARTIN R. DELANY
“Put it down,” repeated Conscience authoritatively, deigning no longer to argue or entreat.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Of the charges themselves I shall offer no opinion, but entreat every member to judge for himself.
DECLINE OF SCIENCE IN ENGLANDCHARLES BABBAGE
Let us entreat honest men not to take names for things, nor pretences for proofs.
SELECT SPEECHES OF DANIEL WEBSTERDANIEL WEBSTER
With eyes overflowing with tears, and in the humblest attitude, I entreat you.
MARY WOLLSTONECRAFTELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
I called to her, "I entreat you to listen to me for a moment."
THE ROSE OF OLD ST. LOUISMARY DILLON
But do not ask me why—do not ask me anything, I entreat you—I could not answer you.'
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
You shall see me some other time—whenever you like, but go now, I entreat you——'
THE CHILD OF PLEASUREGABRIELE D'ANNUNZIO
Tell me, I entreat you; for Sir Wycherly and my father are both unnerved!
THE TWO ADMIRALSJ. FENIMORE COOPER

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