Thesaurus / wishes

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Sir Godfrey, too much commanding of slaves to your wishes has rendered you absurd of speech.

Crown and SceptreGeorge Manville Fenn

Wishes were spaniels; he had but a finger to raise, and they fawned at his feet.

In short, her own wishes should operate very strongly against these regrets.

So after dinner Tante took entire possession of Katharine, but much against the botanists' wishes.

Katharine FrenshamBeatrice Harraden

He had grown older, maturer, and wiser, and knew how to make men amenable to his wishes.

I am here by orders of the commander, who wishes to speak to you, said Federovski in a dry tone.

The DuelA. I. Kuprin

The American stranger is charged from two to ten times the regular price for things he wishes to buy.

The Bontoc IgorotAlbert Ernest Jenks

Kropotkin wishes first of all a general expropriation, and then each person is to have what he likes.

AnarchismE. V. Zenker

They resent being ordered about as if their opinions and wishes counted for nothing, and I honor them for it.

The Rise of Roscoe PaineJoseph C. Lincoln

Cicero wishes that he had proved himself as good a citizen, as he was an orator.

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