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Perhaps some other way may be found, though it does not as yet occur to me, by means of which I need not importune you in future.
BEETHOVEN'S LETTERS 1790-1826, VOLUME 1 OF 2LADY WALLACE
I would not importune the mighty prince, but rather Gripir's good counsel have.
THE ELDER EDDAS OF SAEMUND SIGFUSSON; AND THE YOUNGER EDDAS OF SNORRE STURLESONSAEMUND SIGFUSSON AND SNORRE STURLESON
But why importune readers with Emily's theory, when they have doubtless already guessed it in detail?
THE INCENDIARYW. A. (WILLIAM AUGUSTINE) LEAHY
I believed your assertions, I yielded to your importune lies, and said I would name the day.
ALONZO FITZ AND OTHER STORIESMARK TWAIN (SAMUEL CLEMENS)
The others saw how it was and did not further importune him.
THE COMSTOCK CLUBCHARLES CARROLL GOODWIN
But each of them had much to ask for himself, and all were afraid to importune the master.
THE HOUSE OF THE COMBRAYSG. LE NOTRE
At times the whole world seems to be in conspiracy to importune you with emphatic trifles.
ESSAYS, FIRST SERIESRALPH WALDO EMERSON
When he saw that it was useless to importune the government further, Dekker made his appeal to the people in “Max Havelaar” .
WALTER PIETERSEMULTATULI
"It would be better—because of the invitation," he said slowly, hesitantly, with the air of one who does not wish to importune.
THE PALACE OF DARKENED WINDOWSMARY HASTINGS BRADLEY
With what prayer shall the sacred virgins importune Vesta, who is now inattentive to their hymns?
THE WORKS OF HORACEHORACE
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO IMPORTUNE

  • beg
  • bespeak
  • entreat
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