Sentence Examples


  • In the first case prayer will 'be accompanied with disinterested homage, praise and thankgiving, and will in fact tend to lose its distinctive character of entreaty or petition, passing into a mystic communing or converse with God.
  • Not reasoning; not remonstrance; not entreaty wilt thou hearken to; all this thou scornest.
  • But that one word expressed an entreaty, a threat, and above all conviction that she would herself regret her words.
  • But these words came like a piteous, despairing cry and an entreaty for pardon.
  • He spoke in the tone of entreaty and reproach that a carpenter uses to a gentleman who has picked up an ax: "We are used to it, but you, sir, will blister your hands."

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