Sentence Examples

  • She began to solicit contributions from her friends, and saved her pennies.
  • He was also to solicit a subsidy in consideration of the guarantee, and a loan of five million dollars.
  • Gorgias was already advanced in years and rich in honours when, in 427, he visited Athens as the head of an embassy sent to solicit aid against Syracuse.
  • Turkey was too formidable to be fought single-handed, and it was therefore determined to send a grand embassy to the principal western powers to solicit their co-operation against the Porte.
  • He was obliged to accept a laborious post, working nine hours a day for £40 a year, to live on the generosity of a former valet, and finally to solicit a small pension from his family.

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