Thesaurus / suppliant
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It stands almost as a suppliant for the alms of approval of other races.

A Noble WomanErnest Protheroe

"Thou hadst better ask her what she thinks of the suppliant," said Linda softly.

A Clerk of OxfordEvelyn Everett-Green

Thou wouldst not give even salt to a suppliant, nor a crust of bread from thine own table, without begrudging it.

The doctor looked down from his goodly height upon the stooping shoulders of the suppliant.

A Sheaf of CornMary E. Mann

Surely he must hear her loud demands, even though a dressing-room stood between his room and the suppliant without.

PollyL. T. Meade

His voice had become vibrant, ingratiating, he had changed from the master to the suppliant—and yet she was not displeased.

The naked figure of suppliant Israel stands before an altar of unhewn stones, on which burns the sacrifice.

The Meaning of EvolutionSamuel Christian Schmucker

Soon afterward he came up to a Shepherd and fawned upon him, wagging his tail as if to say, "I am a suppliant, and seek your aid."

She did not speak, but an arm gently stole around the neck of the suppliant, while the ladies looked on with moistened eyes.

Yet what was the gift with which he came before them as a suppliant, crawling to the footstool of their throne?

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