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After a time the ladies begged the Prince to relate his adventures, and he told them of all his sufferings in the desert when he was first transformed.
The two ladies were at the moment deep in conversation with Prince Alphege, and hearing a knocking so late at night begged him to keep out of sight for a time.
Kim loafed over to the nearest tobacco-seller, a rather lively young Mohammedan woman, and begged a rank cigar of the brand that they sell to students of the Punjab University who copy English customs.
The princess told the count that she would be delighted, and only begged him to stay longer at Anna Semenovna's, and he departed.
The next evening after the trial the little girl begged Ozma to allow her to look in the enchanted picture, and the Princess readily consented.
Come into the conservatory for a few minutes," he begged.
Next day she trudged up the hill to see Archie, and having told him as much as she thought best about her talk with Charlie, begged him to forget and forgive.
Tom said, "He scorned a lie as much as any one: but he thought his honour engaged him to act as he did; for he had promised the poor fellow to conceal him: which," he said, "he thought himself farther obliged to, as the gamekeeper had begged him not to go into the gentleman's manor, and had at last gone himself, in compliance with his persuasions.
I begged to nurse her, I wasn't allowed to, and now I'm blamed for it.
Noddy begged to state that his father was quite as respectable as Mr.