supplication


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She gazed at him with eyes that were full of supplication and a certain terror of joy.
Stolen," she shuddered, and thought of the dead soldier with his face uplifted to the sky in an agony of supplication.
My last supplication of all, is this; and with it, I will relieve you of a visitor with whom I well know you have nothing in unison, and between whom and you there is an impassable space.
That made an immense effect; up went appealing hands everywhere, and the king was assailed with a storm of supplications that I might be bought off at any price, and the calamity stayed.
The three others still continued together, walking in a most uncomfortable manner to poor Catherine; sometimes not a word was said, sometimes she was again attacked with supplications or reproaches, and her arm was still linked within Isabella's, though their hearts were at war.
Of course, SOME supplications mean nothing (for supplications differ greatly in character).
Jones at length yielded to the earnest supplications of Partridge, and both together made directly towards the place whence the light issued.
Partridge, whom the sound of a human voice had recovered from his fright, fell to the most earnest supplications to be admitted for a few minutes to the fire, saying, he was almost dead with the cold; to which fear had indeed contributed equally with the frost.
While they were thus deliberating upon our fate, we were imploring the succour of the Almighty with fervent and humble supplications, entreating him in the midst of our sighs and tears that he would not suffer his own cause to miscarry, and that, however it might please him to dispose of our lives--which, we prayed, he would assist us to lay down with patience and resignation worthy of the faith for which we were persecuted--he would not permit our enemies to triumph over the truth.
The latter visited her and persecuted her with their supplications, but without effect, for her heart was true to her poor despised Crusader, who was fighting in the Holy Land.
I ought to have sweat blood then, from the anguish of my yearning - from the fervour of my supplications to have but one glimpse
It was the arrogant distance, mocking and acerbic response to atrocities such as the Friday supplication that turned the tide.