His parents and friends begged him not to go.
The children all hugged her and begged her to come back soon.
Katie begged Alex to let her drive, and he caved in.
Her father asked her to come home, but she begged to remain.
I've never begged anyone for anything, let alone mercy.
He had a look that begged to be asked about his success.
"Tell me what to do," she begged as she helped him lay down.
You promised to return in a day's time, and I begged you not to send me back to the catacombs.
I begged it to forgive me, to continue healing my people.
For a long time his wife begged him to be merciful.
Next day the Emperor arrived in Moscow, and several of the Rostovs' domestic serfs begged permission to go to have a look at him.
His repugnance to public life had been strongly expressed to his father in a letter of a very early date, in which he begged that the money which a seat in the House of Commons would cost might be expended in a mode more agreeable to him.
The twins begged me to bring you back, so I made it part of my plans.
She sobbed and begged them to let her out until Carmen felt like her heart was being brutally wrenched from her body.
No. She begged off.
They applauded all his tricks and at the end of the performance begged him earnestly not to go away again and leave them.
I met Teacher in the hall, and begged to be taken to the sea at once.
She turned to the door, ignoring the internal voice that begged her to spend the night at his home.
That was the way it started, but the warmth of his body, the smell of his cologne and the feel of his muscular back begged her to linger.
He led the great king to his palace and begged that he would dine with him.
"Tell us where you were," Betsy begged, hardly able to contain herself as she turned on her tape recorder.
On Joseph declining, Napoleon finally decided to accept the crown which Melzi, Marescalchi, Serbelloni and others begged him to assume.
"She begged me to let her leave," Mike replied, unaffected by Dan's tone.
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.
The interior begged to be furnished with period pieces.
However, it begged the question of what had caused the old guy so much concern in the first place.
The republic entrusted the work to the Florentine Verrocchio, who dying before the statue was completed begged the government to allow his pupil Lorenzo di Credi to carry it to a conclusion.
The determining episode of his life followed soon after his return to Assisi; as he was riding he met a leper who begged an alms; Francis had always had a special horror of lepers, and turning his face he rode on; but immediately an heroic act of self-conquest was wrought in him; returning he alighted, gave the leper all the money he had about him, and kissed his hand.
This one had that old money, all-American boy swagger that begged for something cute.
So he begged: 'Take me to her, take me to her.'
We talked about him coming out here but he begged off.
Jonathan begged Alex for the key and ran ahead of them.
He needs me, Lana begged.
I begged her to tell me, but she just bawled and said it was good that I became a priest so I could ask for forgiveness.
I wanted to shout something like Dracula is out of his casket and has a thirst for my wife's A-negative blood, but I bit my tongue and begged that this was truly an emergency.
"Please don't let him die," she begged tearfully.
Jessi almost begged her cousin not to leave her alone with Xander, whose direct gaze hadn't left her.
begged to be restored to his ancestral ' Some of the indications of our documents would make him older, and these are followed by Niese (iii.
St Bernard, as a last resort, begged King Louis VII.
No Portuguese satirist possessed such a complete equipment for his office as Nicolao Tolentino, and though a dependent position depressed his muse, he painted the customs and follies of the time with almost photographic accuracy, and distributed his attacks or begged for favours in sparkling verse.
I knew by the way my mother and aunt dressed when they were going out, and I invariably begged to go with them.
In evident fear of refusal, like a boy asking for permission to get on a horse, he begged to be allowed to swim across the river before the Emperor's eyes.
Martha's aunt, Howie's mother, called and practically begged her to let him fly out for a couple of days.
Howie remained obsessed that he'd failed to nail the culprit and when he heard of this later case, he begged Quinn to take enough time away from his wife and new daughter for a single session.
He got up the courage and asked me out but when I begged off he acted so devastated I felt like a heel.
Then she added, "Julie practically begged me to bring Molly out there and help the both of them to get back home, whatever it takes to do so."
It is significant that this Bible, like Coverdale's second edition, was " set forth with the kinges most gracyous lycence," probably with the concurrence of Cranmer, since he, in a letter to Cromwell, begged him to " exhibit the book unto the king's highness, and to obtain of his grace.
Mersenne begged him not to die outside the Roman Catholic Church, but Hobbes said that he had already considered the matter sufficiently and afterwards took the sacrament according to the rites of the Church of England.
He properly begged her not to yield to the impulse without due consideration.
But in 1152 the German king Conrad III., whom the papal party and the Roman republic had in vain begged to intervene, was succeeded by Frederick I.
begged for alms.
I told my wife that I begged her to forget the past, to forgive me whatever wrong I may have done her, and that I had nothing to forgive.
Whatever her father's feelings might be, she begged Natasha to believe that she could not help loving her as the one chosen by her brother, for whose happiness she was ready to sacrifice everything.
I was all set to have a few more at the motel and a big dinner but he begged off—just dropped me at my place.
Meanwhile the German War continued, and the two Quintilii, who had been left in command, begged Aurelius once more to take the field.
After two weeks he left, having received the blessing of Pope Adrian VI., and proceeded by Padua to Venice, where he begged his bread and slept in the Piazza di San Marco until a rich Spaniard gave him shelter and obtained an order from the doge for a passage in a pilgrim ship bound for Cyprus, whence he could get to Jaffa.
He begged the king to allow him to preserve his inherited title in combination with the new honour - according to a practice of which there are a few other examples in Spanish history.
Trajan came back to Italy with Dacian envoys, who in ancient style begged the senate to confirm the conditions granted by the commander in the field.
About eighteen months after they arrived in Canada the Doukhobors sent the Society of Friends a collective letter in which they sincerely thanked the English and American Friends for all the generous help of every kind they had received at their hands, but begged the Quakers to cease sending them any more pecuniary support, as they were now able to stand on their own feet, and therefore felt it right that any further help should be directed to others who were more in need of it.
On several occasions St Bernard was begged to fight the innovator on the scene of his exploits, and in 1145, at the instance of the legate Alberic, cardinal bishop of Ostia, he set out, passing through the diocese of Angouleme and Limoges, sojourning for some time at Bordeaux, and finally reaching the heretical towns of Bergerac, Perigueux, Sarlat, Cahors and Toulouse.
I squirmed and screamed and begged and wailed my head off and told them I hated them but nothing helped.
"Just tell me what to do," she begged.
"Han, please," she begged.
"Please, Traci, it's important," she begged.
"Please, Katie!" he begged.
"Please, we have to hurry," Jackson begged.
"Pleeease, just be cool, kitty," she begged.
Jane Shore survived till 1527; in her last days she had to "beg a living of many that had begged if she had not been."
The story of Abulfaragius runs as follows: John the Grammarian, a famous Peripatetic philosopher, being in Alexandria at the time of its capture, and in high favour with `Amr, begged that he would give him the royal library.
Some of the dispossessed princes of Asia Minor had repaired to Timur and begged him to reinstate them; accordingly Timur sent to Bayezid to request that this might be done.
He begged the countess to obtain a secret interview for him with the queen, and a meeting took place in August 1784 in a grove in the garden at Versailles between him and a lady whom the cardinal believed to be the queen herself.
To avoid the disgrace of perishing by a woman's hand, he begged his armour-bearer to run him through the body, but his memory was not saved from the ignominy he dreaded (2 Sam.
The poor landowner, likely to lose all that he had from one kind of oppression or another, went to the great landowner, his neighbour, whose position gave him immunity from attack or the power to prevent official abuses, and begged to be protected.
The sober lists of names with which it opens; the account of the embassy, so business-like in its estimates of costs and terms, and suddenly breaking into a fervent description of how the six deputies, "prostrating themselves on the earth and weeping warm tears, begged the doge and people of Venice to have pity on Jerusalem"; the story immediately following, how the young count Thibault of Champagne, raising himself from a sickbed in his joy at the successful return of his ambassadors, "leva sus et chevaucha, et laz!
In President Kruger's eyes British trade meant ruin; he desired to keep it out of the Republic at all costs, and he begged the Free State to delay the construction of their railway until the Delagoa Bay line was completed.
With regard to the Customs Union, President Kruger was equally emphatic; he begged the Free State to steer clear of it.
P. Hill and Ewell (who were now Lee's corps commanders) were at one time scattered from Strasburg in the Valley to Fredericksburg, and Hooker earnestly begged to be allowed to attack them in detail.
in 1122, the and protected by the legates, begged the pope to 1124-1130.
Having begged for quarter First and surrendered, they were immediately stripped nearly massacre naked, and about fifty were slaughtered on the spot; of the and about the same number were dragged away, with Mame- every brutal aggravation of their pitiful condition, to U es.
Anion chose the latter, and as a last favour begged permission to sing a parting song.
Wearied out at last, he begged to be relieved of his office of preacher, quitted the court, and resided for the last few months of his life at Cracow, where he died on the 27th of September 1612.
The North American Indians fear lest their venerated rattlesnake should incite its kinsfolk to avenge any injury done to it, and when the Seminole Indians begged an English traveller to rid them of one of these troublesome intruders, they scratched him-as a matter of formin order to appease the spirit of the dead snake.
Meanwhile Ward, on the 27th of October, as had evidently been intended, informed Winter that the plot was known, and on the 28th Winter informed Catesby and begged him to give up the whole project.
Isabella Gonzaga again begged, in an autograph letter, that she might have a painting by his hand, but her request was put off; he did her, however, one small service by examining and reporting on some jewelled vases, formerly the property of Lorenzo de' Medici, which had been offered her.
When, a few days afterwards, Oxford was in prison and in danger of his life, Swift begged to share his captivity; and it was only on the offer being declined that he finally directed his steps towards Ireland, where he was very ill received.
He was buried in Bunhill Fields; and many Puritans, to whom the respect paid by Roman Catholics to the reliques and tombs of saints seemed childish or sinful, are said to have begged with their dying breath that their coffins might be placed as near as possible to the coffin of the author of the Pilgrim's Progress.
At another time a rich farmer held a harvest home, and the Buddha, wishing to preach to him, is said to have taken his almsbowl and stood by the side of the field and begged.
The board of six regents, who had been ruling Scotland for the young queen, seeing their own power at an end and civil war likely to break out, begged Edward of England to atbitrate between the claimants.
In 1703 the Irish parliament begged for a legislative union, but as that would have involved at least partial free trade the English monopolists prevented it.
Under pretext of grave news received from his father, and of an interview at Metz with his uncle, the emperor Charles IV., he begged the states to adjourn till the 3rd of November 1356.
Colberts system went on working regularly up to the year 1675; from that time forward he was cruelly embarrassed for money, and, seeking new sources of revenue, ~ begged for subsidies from the assembly of the clergy.
As early as 1238 Gregory IX., in his bull Quoniam abundavit iniquitas, condemned and denounced as forgers (tanquam falsarios) all who begged or preached in a habit resembling that of the mendicant orders, and this condemnation was repeated by him or his successors.
Destiny begged Alex for a ride on his shoulders.
I was all set to have a few more at the motel and a big dinner but he begged offâ€”just dropped me at my place.
This mistaken expectation was so egregious that it begged for some sort of explanation.
I practically begged them to let me go home.
begged to differ on Jack's glowing assessment of the results.
The imagined felicity vanished, and he begged Dionysius to remove him from his seat of peril.
He went back and begged the friars to close.
Much of the equipment and showcases etc. were begged and borrowed from anywhere available including gondola ends from the local coop store.
All I could do was watch the walls that begged for a fresh lick of paint.
I rang round and begged for help from every friend I had, and slowly things began to look more orderly again.
patrician arrogance which simply begged to be cut down to size.
resound With the clatter of Old Iron, begged or found?
truancy officers, begged him to go to school.
Among the celebrated personages who became his life friends from this time were Pierre de Berulle, founder of the French Oratorians, Guillaume Duval, the scholar, and the duc de Bellegarde, the latter a special favourite of the king, who begged to be allowed to share the Saint's friendship. At this time also his gift as a preacher became fully recognized, and de Sanzea, afterwards bishop of Bethlehem, records that Duval exhorted all his students of the Sorbonne to listen to him and to imitate this, "the true and excellent method of preaching."
Before everything he was an ascetic and a mystic - an ascetic who, though gentle to others, wore out his body by self-denial, so much so that when he came to die he begged pardon of "brother Ass the body" for having unduly ill-treated it: a mystic irradiated with the love of God, endowed in an extraordinary degree with the spirit of prayer, and pouring forth his heart by the hour in the tenderest affections to God and our Lord.
When Jesus bade them go forth, he begged that they might be allowed to enter into a herd of swine which was hard by.
Their grand master, like many other subordinates in history, repeatedly begged to be allowed to charge, but Richard, who on this occasion showed the highest gift of generalship, that of feeling the pulse of the fight, waited for the favourable moment.
Prince Vasili knew this, and having once realized that if he asked on behalf of all who begged of him, he would soon be unable to ask for himself, he became chary of using his influence.
Though the orders were to abandon the wounded, many of them dragged themselves after troops and begged for seats on the gun carriages.
Touched that this statuesque princess could so change, Pierre took her hand and begged her forgiveness, without knowing what for.
Though she came upon the count in his dressing gown every day, he invariably became confused and begged her to excuse his costume.
Princess Mary asked Mademoiselle Bourienne's pardon, and also her father's pardon for herself and for Philip the footman, who had begged for her intervention.
At last an old, cross looking footman came and announced to the Rostovs that the prince was not receiving, but that the princess begged them to walk up.
The princess told the count that she would be delighted, and only begged him to stay longer at Anna Semenovna's, and he departed.
In his first letter which came soon after he had left home, Prince Andrew had dutifully asked his father's forgiveness for what he had allowed himself to say and begged to be restored to his favor.
I, for my part, begged him personally most urgently and finally wrote him, but nothing would induce him to consent.
In reply to his last question Pierre again explained who Makar Alexeevich was and how just before their arrival that drunken imbecile had seized the loaded pistol which they had not had time to recover from him, and begged the officer to let the deed go unpunished.
The captain made a gesture signifying that even if he did not understand it he begged Pierre to continue.
Sonya had cried and begged to be forgiven and now, as if trying to atone for her fault, paid unceasing attention to her cousin.
Why does Mitton Cause the streets of Cambridge to resound With the clatter of Old Iron, begged or found?
His mother, Claire, assailed by truancy officers, begged him to go to school.
Katherine begged her snobby sister to stop being so supercilious around her friends.
I begged my teacher to let me try to catch up and he "Okayed" it.
Madden has kept quiet on the situation, though some say that he begged Paris for another chance.
Well from then until April he begged to have me back.
They begged, and preached penitence.
He also expressed regret over his actions since the separation, and claimed that he had begged Kate to go to counseling with him.
To that end, father Michael Douglas begged mercy for his son from the judge presiding over the case.
In the early 2000s several denim companies introduced super low rise jeans, which begged the question: "How low can you go?"
He begged a twig from a basket sent to Lady Suffolk, and when it rooted, a weeping willow was the result.
The game, as the designers so eloquently put it, begged for this kind of look.
I cried a lot and begged and told him I wanted to be with him.
He begged her to run away with him, so he could keep her and the children safe, but she refused.
According to Brooke, they begged her, "just stay in school, please stay in school."
Clark begged Jor-El to turn back time, an ability the Fortress would only be able to do once, so Clark could save Lana.
Qui-Gon practically begged Obi-Wan to train Anakin, and it as only then that Obi-Wan realised how important the boy was to his Master and didn't want his Master to suffer and promised to train Anakin.
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