Entreated sentence example

entreated
  • Prince Andrew painfully entreated someone.
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  • It was at this very period - the close of the 15th and commencement of the 16th century - that the genius and daring of a Genoese mariner, Christopher Columbus, gave to Spain that new world, which might have become the possession of his native state, had Genoa been able to supply him with the ships and seamen which he so earnestly entreated her to furnish.
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  • He was so deeply affected by the death of Iiababa, that Maslama entreated him not to exhibit his sorrow to the eyes of the public. He died a few days later, on the 26th of January 724, according to the chroniclers from grief for her loss.
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  • He was present when the latter subject was introduced, and he entreated the fathers to study the subject well before committing themselves to a decision.
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  • At Treves, in 385, he entreated that the lives of the Priscillianist heretics should be spared, and he ever afterwards refused to hold ecclesiastical fellowship with those bishops who had sanctioned their execution.
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  • When her overtures were rejected, she embraced him and entreated the gods that she might be for ever united with him.
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  • For three days the representative of the Caesars entreated to be admitted into the popes presence.
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  • His elder brother Edward had been a clergyman, but in this year died; and Joseph entreated his father that he might be educated to succeed his brother in the ministry.
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  • In vain he had entreated Merwan and Ibn Hobaira to send him troops before it should be too late.
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  • When he was condemned to death by Nero, she would have imitated her mother's example, but was dissuaded by her husband, who entreated her to live for the sake of their children.
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  • Towards the close of the long struggle between Genoa and the republic of St Mark the Genoese entreated Giovanni Visconti to mediate on their behalf with the Venetians.
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  • At the same time a song was sung, in which the god was entreated to be propitious in the coming year.
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  • He himself at Antioch was entreated by the people to assume the Seleucid diadem, but he declined and installed Demetrius as king.
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  • His sister in her last days had entreated him not to give up his candidature for the chair of Hebrew, and on the 11th of January 1862 the Minister of Public Instruction ratified Renan's election to the post.
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  • The dwarves have now entreated us for our assistance, and we intend to provide it.
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  • I wonder how many of us have also entreated God to spare us those things that scare us?
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  • After many struggles and no small suffering, this energetic spirit had succeeded in planting the evangelical standard at Geneva; and anxious to secure the aid of such a man as Calvin, he entreated him on his arrival to relinquish his design of going farther, and to devote himself to the work in that city.
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  • The count wished to go home, but Helene entreated him not to spoil her improvised ball, and the Rostovs stayed on.
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  • It was not until 1526 that the embassy was dismissed; and not many years afterwards the negus entreated the help of the Portuguese against Mahommedan invaders, and the viceroy sent an expeditionary force, commanded by his brother Cristoforo da Gama, with 450 musketeers.
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  • The papal threats were now too urgent to be disregarded, and the cowed signory entreated Savonarola to put an end to his sermons.
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  • Entreated by Pope John XII., who needed a helper agains Berengar, Otto went a second time to Italy, in 961; and on this occasion he received from the pope at Rome the imperial crown.
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  • Finding himself in danger of starvation, even his food and drink being changed by his touch, Midas entreated Dionysus to take back the gift.
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  • Zobaida, the mother of the caliph, entreated Ali to treat Mamun kindly when he should have made him captive.
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  • On the 20th of January 1692 Le Clerc announced to Locke his intention to publish the pamphlet in Latin; and, upon the intimation of this to Sir Isaac, he entreated him " to stop the translation and impression as soon as he could, for he designed to suppress them."
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