Pleading Sentence Examples
He was pleading for his life in court.
The lawyer presented the pleading for his client.
She looked up, her eyes pleading for understanding.
She turned to Cynthia, a pleading look in her eyes.
Alondra looked startled and gave Alex a pleading look.Advertisement
Natasha, pleading a headache, remained at home.
He wasn't demanding or pleading, he was reasoning with her.
Ryland's pleading fell on deaf ears.
She turned to Jackson with pleading eyes as he entered his room.
Wincing, she fell to the floor, turning pleading eyes on Josh.Advertisement
No amount of special pleading can deny the reality of this.
Fred's answer came just as the music switched to a shrill voice pleading for her lover to come back to the hills.
He denied this to be the case and refused to resign, pleading religious liberty.
From Judaea there were three embassies pleading, for Aristobulus, for Hyrcanus, and for the nation, who would have no king at all but their God.
A woman's voice whispering, pleading, praying to be kept safe from harm.Advertisement
Softness of outline, warmth of colouring, a fine and almost voluptuous feeling for beauty of every kind, and a pleading and melancholy tenderness-such were the elements of the spell which he threw round the sympathies of his reader, and which his compatriots expressed by the vague but expressive word blanditia.
Mingled with the religiosity of his nature there was much obstinacy and self-seeking; and when Kerbogha was finally repelled, he began to dispute the possession of Antioch with Bohemund, pleading in excuse his oath to Alexius.
At the end of July it was decided that Guy should remain king for his life, and Conrad should be his successor; but as three days afterwards Philip Augustus began his return to France (pleading ill-health, but in reality eager to gain possession of Flanders), the settlement availed little for the success of the Crusade.
The distinction between villeins in gross and villeins regardant, of which much is made by modern writers, was suggested by modes of pleading and does not make its appearance in the Year-Books before the r 5th century.
Denounced a second time, he defended himself by pleading that he had acted for the cause of the Revolution, but was condemned with Bathe and Billaud-Varenne to transportation to'Cayenne (March 1795), where he died early in 1796.Advertisement
Essex warmly espoused Bacon's cause and earnestly pressed his claims upon the queen; but his impetuous, pettish pleading tended to retard the cause.
The king held his court in person less and less often, and it pronounced its decrees in his absence; we even find him pleading his cause before it as plaintiff or defendant.
He denied this to be the case and refused to resign, pleading religious liberty and the large interests of Agapemonites in the concern.
The author embarks on special pleading in favour of Earl Robert and Bishop Roger of Salisbury, but shows a certain liking for the personal character of Stephen, whose case he states with studious fairness.
Petrarch found him at Prague, and, after pleading the cause of his masters, was despatched with honour and the diploma of count palatine.Advertisement
His pleading in defence of a wretched creature accused of witchcraft brought him many clients and some reputation.
Particular facts may have an important bearing on the admissibility or otherwise of a confession - innumerable decisions will be found in Archbold's Criminal Pleading (23rd ed.).
They granted only half the subsidies asked from them, pleading that three summers more of such taxation as the cardinal demanded for his master would leave the realm drained of its last penny, and reduced to f all back on primitive forms of barter, clothes for victuals and bread for cheese, out of mere want of coin.
His pleading on behalf of the exiled family of Bonaparte induced Louis Philippe to cancel the sentence which excluded its members from France.
James was deaf to all intercession in her favour, and is reported to have answered the queen when pleading for her that "she had eaten of the forbidden fruit."
Locke believed that in attacking " innate principles " he was pleading for universal reasonableness instead of blind reliance on authority, and was thus, as he says, not " pulling up the foundations of knowledge," but " laying those foundations surer."
A woman 's voice whispering, pleading, praying to be kept safe from harm.
I was accosted multiple times by people pleading for concert tickets within a few blocks of the venue.
I was accosted multiple times by people pleading for concert tickets within a few blocks of thevenue.
Instead of pleading with someone, "Give me some ideas on interior design," really think about how you want to use the space, the mood you want to create, and what colors and styles you love.
After pleading guilty earlier in the year for reckless assault, the supermodel will spend five days mopping the floors of New York's Sanitation Department.
By pleading guilty to felony assault, Chris Brown avoided a sentence that could have had him in jail for up to four and a half years.
Brown was sentenced to five years of probation after pleading guilty to the assault.
Avoid sounding desperate - This is more than avoiding a pleading tone of voice; it's also accepting their silence graciously.
Feeling remorse for where his greed led him, Blackie ended up pleading guilty to manslaughter and was sent to prison for 10 years.
After all of this, Noel still tells her that it's not the right timing for him, and after more pleading from Felicity, he still declines, apologizes, and tries to leave.
Picture it, the mid-1990s, you turn on the radio (any station), and you hear a coy female voice pleading, "love me, love me...say that you love me."
In November 2007, she was sentenced to a one-year probation after pleading no contest to battery and cocaine possession.
Fans are left to wonder who Vader sees in front of him, pleading for their life - Luke or Luke's mother?
Vara's voice grew pleading.
His expression was barely short of pleading.
Mill was earnestly opposed to the transfer, and the documents in which he substantiated the proud boast for the Company that "few governments, even under far more favourable circumstances, have attempted so much for the good of their subjects or carried so many of their attempts to a beneficial issue," and exposed the defects of the proposed new government, are models of trenchant and dignified pleading.
He unexpectedly gained the accession of many Jews by race who were indifferent to the religious aspect of Judaism, but he quite failed to convince the leaders of Jewish thought, who from first to last remained (with such conspicuous exceptions as Nordau and Zangwill) deaf to his pleading.
She turned a pleading gaze on Bordeaux, but his bemused regard indicated no quarter there, either.
A woman raped, or a person screaming for mercy or a child frightened to death, helpless and pleading for their mother?
His gaze returned to the Grey God, who looked both pleading and tortured.
No chance of getting a new trial; no pleading will avail for that.
The gang of seven were sentenced at Harrow Crown Court after earlier pleading guilty to their roles in the attempted heist.
It doesn't end " happy ever after " but rather with the psalmist desperately pleading for help.
The Telegraph is pleading in its defense qualified privilege.
I also wanted to hear all my lovely female fans pleading with me; I find pleading women very sexy.
I breath a collective sigh of relief for all people pleading for network security.
When, conscious of his helplessness, he combined his pleading with earnest supplication did the miracle of a spiritual resurrection happen.
Thomas More attempts to quell the uprising with wise words pleading for racial harmony.
At his trial by court-martial in Dublin, Tone made a manly straightforward speech, avowing his determined hostility to England and his design "by fair and open war to procure the separation of the two countries," and pleading in virtue of his status as a French officer to die by the musket instead of the rope.
In the second case it will be supported by pleading, involving on the one hand self-abasement; with confession of sins and promises of repentance and reform, or on the other hand self-justification, in the shape of the t xpression of faith and recitation of past services, together with reminders of previous favour shown.
It is a prose treatise pleading for the maintenance of the Scottish alliance with France, written by a determined enemy of England and of the English party in Scotland.
He had begun his career at the bar by pleading against the feudal droit du colombier, and when he was sent by his fellow-citizens to the states-general of 1789 he demanded the abolition of nobility and the substitution of the title of king of the French and the Navarrese for king of France and Navarre, and helped to establish the civil constitution of the clergy.
At the outset the followers of Newman and Pusey were more concerned with doctrine than with ritual; but it was natural that a reassertion of Catholic teaching should be followed by a revival of Catholic practice, and by the middle of the century certain "Ritualists," pleading the letter of the Ornaments Rubric in the Prayer Book, had revived the use of many of the pre-Reformation vestments.
He assisted in the reforms of special pleading at Westminster, and had a recognized place with Brougham and Lyndhurst in legal discussions in the House of Lords.
These learned labours did not prevent Gebelin from pleading earnestly the cause of religious tolerance.
At this stage the Yugoslav delegation committed a grave tactical blunder, * Trumbic's views being overridden by the Balkan imperialistic aims of Pasic., While pleading for a plebiscite against Italy and doing lip service to an independent Albania within the frontiers of 1913, it added that in the event of any revision of those frontiers Yugoslavia would claim Skutari and all territory north of the river Drin (Drim).
Victorinus taught him rhetoric. He attended the law-courts, and listened to the Roman advocates pleading in the Forum.
For this failure the generals were severely criticized at Athens; an inquiry by the boule led to their arrest, and before the ecclesia they aggravated their case by pleading (i.) that the storm made a.
He refused, indeed, Talleyrand's offer of a place in his ministry, pleading his long absence from France and ignorance of its conditions; but after Talleyrand's retirement he consented to follow him as prime minister, though - as he himself said - he did not know the face of one of his colleagues.
In the following January the bailiffs were given freedom from pleading without the borough, freedom from toll and privileges implying considerable foreign trade; the importance of the port is also evident from the demand of two ships for the king's service in 1311.
The address of the Catholic deputies to the emperor William in Versailles on the 18th of February 1871, pleading for the restoration of the States of the Church and the temporal sovereignty of the pope, and for the reconstitution of the Catholic group formed in the Prussian Landtag in 1860 as the Centrum or Centre Party in the new Reichstag (April 1871), must not be regarded as the origin but rather the immediate occasion of the Kulturkampf.
The queen now appealed to France for aid; but Castelnau, the French ambassador, replied to her passionate pleading by sober and earnest advice to make peace with the malcontents.
This ingenious pleading, however, did not serve, and he was obliged to be content with a general commission for Campeggio and Wolsey to try the cause in England.
Randall (3 vols., New York, 1853), a monumental work, although marred by some special pleading, and sharing Jefferson's implacable opinions of the "Monocrats."
Subsequently, in pleading before the court of cassation on behalf of one of the rioters, he secured the annulling of the judgments given by the council of war.
The ardri desired to make the colony an Irish state tributary to the high-king; but on the special pleading of St Columba it was allowed to remain independent.
The two most telling contributions came from health professionals who were pleading the case for the Queen Mother 's hospital.
What follows is not a gay film but a drama pleading for tolerance and dialog which touches deep social wellsprings.
She rejected with resolute dignity the intercession of French envoys for the life of the queen-dowager of France; she allowed the sentence of death to be proclaimed and welcomed with bonfires and bellringing throughout the length of England; she yielded a respite of twelve days to the pleading of the French ambassador, and had a charge trumped up against him of participation in a conspiracy against her life; at length, on the 1st of February 1587, she signed the death-warrant, and then made her secretaries write word to Paulet of her displeasure that in all this time he should not of himself have found out some way to shorten the life of his prisoner, as in duty bound by his oath, and thus relieve her singularly tender conscience from the guilt of bloodshed.
About the same time he shocked the authorities by pleading in University Hall for the wholesale support of Socialism among the undergraduates at Oxford.