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We have briefly glanced at our lack of confidence, our failure in cordial unanimity, the absence of definiteness and importunity.

The Assembly of GodC. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh

Wearied by his importunity, Lady Newburgh at last forbade him the house.

For the first time in his life his military conscience was not clear, and Price's importunity irritated him past bearing.

MonkJulian Corbett

But in the present instance you can do infinitely more than I, and you will, on this account, excuse my importunity.

Louis, it appears, made a promise to that effect; a reluctant promise, given to get rid of her importunity.

It is not; they most honour God who show by their importunity in asking that they value his gifts.

This daily importunity rendered Paris more unsupportable, and made me ardently wish to be in the country.

In the end I yielded to her importunity, on condition, however, that I was not expected to be present at the ceremony.

The Confession of a FoolAugust Strindberg

The importunity of the jewellers, on the failure of the stipulated payment, disclosed the plot.

The Secret Memoirs of Louis XV./XVI, CompleteMadame du Hausset, an "Unknown English Girl" and the Princess Lamballe

Elisha yielded to their importunity, but they learnt the folly of their thoughts by the fruitless toil of their messengers.

Elijah the TishbiteC. (Charles) H. (Henry) Mackintosh

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