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She was quite unfit, poor soul, to intercede for me, or to serve my interests in any way.
Eliot promised to intercede for them with the court.
The chief object of his return appeared to be to intercede for a quantity of dried meat and salmon trout, which he had left behind; on which, probably, he depended for his winter's subsistence.
I was surprised, and entirely unprepared for this;--but surely you will allow me to intercede for these poor creatures.
Hold your tongue, mademoiselle, and do not uselessly trouble yourself to intercede for unworthy people; that a young maid of honor like you should be subjected to a bad example is, certes, a misfortune great enough; but that you should sanction it by your indulgence is what I will not allow.
Allow me, then, sire, to intercede for her with your Majesty.
Thus repulsed, in a manner which only served, by arousing the most dreadful forebodings, to excite me to renewed attempts, I conjured him to intercede for me with the natives, and endeavour to procure their consent to my leaving them.
In this manner, not only shall my own eternal salvation be secured, but thine also, for I shall never cease to intercede for thee.
Flanders, they would intercede for her pardon; that is to say, if she could find me out, and hand me, she should not be transported.
Is it so very inexcusable to ask Lady Janet to intercede for me?
Qur'an, 2:185) Abdullah ibn Amr (May Allah bless him) reported that the Messenger of Allah (peace be upon him) said: "Fasting and the Qur'an will intercede for a slave on the Day of Judgment, the fasts will say, 'my Lord I prevented him (or her) from food and desires so let me intercede,' and the Qur'an will say, 'I prevented him (or her) from sleeping at night so let me intercede,' then they will intercede.
They'said it wouldn't rain today so I went out without my brolly Lo and behold I got drenched in a downpour; what a load of folly 'They'said that interest rates would be through the roof by the end of the coming year So I've spent nigh on six months feeling quite anxious and almost living in fear 'They' said that I shouldn't eat 'this and that' and I'm now in quite a tizzy But now 'they' say all is just fine so I'm back on the drinks that are fizzy 'They'say that climate warming is definitely real and we should all seek to play our part But if only they'd stop waffling there'd be less hot air, now that would be a good start So tonight please remember before going to sleep, find a few minutes to pray Ask God to please intercede for you by taking every last one of 'them' all away.