- Of course to address and entreat a fellow-being is a faculty as old as that of speech, and, as soon as it occurred to man to treat sacred powers as fellow-beings, assuredly there was a beginning of prayer.
As many as are persuaded and believe that what we teach and say is true, and undertake to be able to live accordingly, are instructed to pray and entreat God with fasting, for the remission of their sins that are past, we praying and fasting with them.
(3) The Scirophoria, with a procession from the Acropolis to the village of Skiron, in the height of summer, the priests who were to entreat her to keep off the summer heat walking under the shade of parasols (aKipov) held over them; others, however, connect the name with crKipos (" gypsum"), perhaps used for smearing the image of the goddess.
In the same parcel you will receive 40 more, which having no acquaintance in Cambridge, I must entreat you to put into the hands of one or more of your ablest booksellers to dispose of them.
I entreat you to ask the oracle how I can recover my voice.
entreat the attention of the House to it.
I therefore entreat you not to meet together on Wednesday night.
precari, entreat; Ital.
entreat the gracious favor Of the Child she carried then.
On compulsion he stood in their midst and said: " O God, king of the universe, since these who stand with me are thy people and the besieged are thy priests, I pray thee that thou hearken not to those against these, nor accomplish what these entreat against those."
entreat, O blessed one, that He grant us forgiveness of transgressions.
entreat any reader not to see cyberspace and other new media as a continuation of the tired modernist project.
entreat to take heed unto it in these things:?
O saint of God, by thy supplications entreat Him to have pity on us all.
His name is the first word of the first hymn of the Rig-veda: "Agni, I entreat, divine appointed priest of sacrifice."
I will present from you the book you desire to the Royal Society, Mr Boyle, Mr Paget, Mr Flamsteed, and if there be any else in town that you design to gratify that way; and I have sent you to bestow on your friends in the University 20 copies, which I entreat you to accept.
In secret he gave himself up to ceaseless prayer; in public he threw himself at the brethren's feet to entreat their intercessions.
But I am a Green and I entreat my friends in the movement to drop their wrongheaded objection to nuclear energy.
Fetching water clear and sweet, Stop, dear maiden, I entreat--
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