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And now I solicit your majesty's permission to encounter the dragon, that I may take down the Golden Fleece from the tree, and depart, with my nine and forty comrades.
FOR the most wild, yet most homely narrative which I am about to pen, I neither expect nor solicit belief.
The Rushworths were the only addition to his own domestic circle which he could solicit.
Condemned is the word; for I will never solicit him who left my mother and sister to die with cold and hunger -- the daughter and grand-daughter of Henry IV.
Nor is it right for any one to solicit for a place he is desirous of; for every person, whether he chooses it or not, ought to execute any office he is fit for.
You know what sort of people surround her nowadays, and solicit the honour of her 'acquaintance.
Addressing himself to Fouquet, he said, "I really don't know, monsieur, why you should solicit the pardon of these men.
A third, in the absence of opponents, between two councils would simply solicit a special gratuity for his faithful services, well knowing that at that moment people would be too busy to refuse him.
It was, then to follow this man that you came to me at Leyden to solicit for the transfer of your father?
There was no sleep for me, however, that night as I thought; and instead of attempting to solicit it, I employed myself in rapidly pacing the chamber, having first removed my boots, lest my mother should hear me.
Let the maiden, with erect soul, walk serenely on her way, accept the hint of each new experience, search in turn all the objects that solicit her eye, that she may learn the power and the charm of her new-born being, which is the kindling of a new dawn in the recesses of space.
thus speaketh the true reverence, which doth not venture to solicit friendship.