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The Appeal to Reason was a weekly, and its regular circulation amongst the proletariat was seven hundred and fifty thousand.
THE main purpose of this story is to appeal to the reader's interest in a subject which has been the theme of some of the greatest writers, living and dead -- but which has never been, and can never be, exhausted, because it is a subject eternally interesting to all mankind.
I must be content to appeal to the wiser and therefore sadder reader, of whom I have but a poor opinion if he too fails to understand me.
I should advise you to appeal to Rumyantsev through Prince Golitsyn.
In the heart of the jungle, dear," she said, "with no other form of right or justice to appeal to other than your own mighty muscles, you would be warranted in executing upon this man the sentence he deserves; but with the strong arm of a civilized government at your disposal it would be murder to kill him now.
It turned out to be an appeal to the people of the Province of Pang Ki to drive the foreign devils out of the country and burn their dwellings and churches.
I congratulate myself, Sir Patrick, on having your ability and experience to appeal to in the conduct of the pending inquiry.
When the Abyssins are engaged in a law-suit, the two parties make choice of a judge, and plead their own cause before him; and if they cannot agree in their choice, the governor of the place appoints them one, from whom there lies an appeal to the viceroy and to the Emperor himself.
It seemed as though the Priests had no choice between submission and extermination; when suddenly the course of events was completely changed by one of those picturesque incidents which Statesmen ought never to neglect, often to anticipate, and sometimes perhaps to originate, because of the absurdly disproportionate power with which they appeal to the sympathies of the populace.
John Barleycorn makes his appeal to weakness and failure, to weariness and exhaustion.
I appeal to him to say if there are any unhealthy influences in Mr.
I will not plead out of my own heart," I went on; "I will not appeal to the love which has survived all changes and all shocks-- I will rest my only vindication of myself for thinking of her, and speaking of her as my wife, on what I have just said.