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And when I was faint with hunger he begged for me, as would a chela for his teacher.
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.
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.
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.
Another refugee, a white-bearded man, Wazir Gul, told Pajhwok Afghan News he begged from morning to noon in Khost City and then sat at the gate of the main mosque to beg worshippers.
In Saudi Arabia, a man begged for five months as a woman before his disguise was uncovered.