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  • “Many have asked me with anxious sollicitude,” he wrote, “if you did not mean to get into the Convention, conceiving it of indispensable necessity.”

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  • For her maternal sollicitude, nothing is too small or to great a request.

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  • I know this is just a phase that she is going through, where she is showing Mr Frog and I the same sollicitude and affection that she showers on her favourite dolly.

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  • But the most part of the sayd mines came to no proofe though they put fire in them, and many were met with countermines, and broken by our men by the good diligence and sollicitude of sir

    The Principal Navigations, Voyages, Traffiques and Discoveries of the English Nation

  • Il savait être aimable quand il le fallait, et voici son procédé pour se faire bien venir des personnes qu'il ne reconnaissait pas, mais qui le connaissaient, à en juger par leur manière de venir à lui: "Eh bien!" disait-il sur un ton d'affectueuse sollicitude, "et le vieil ennemi, que fait-il?"

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  • Majésté Impériale, appréciant les sentimens de philantropie qui les out dictées, a daigné a cette occasion exprimer une fois de plus tout l'intérêt qu 'Elle porte à Ses sujets Israélites, dont le bien-être et l'avancement moral ne cesseront d'être l'objet de sa constante sollicitude.

    Diaries of Sir Moses and Lady Montefiore, Volume I Comprising Their Life and Work as Recorded in Their Diaries From 1812 to 1883

  • She is to us all an object of the most tender affection & sollicitude.

    Letters to and from Jefferson, 1826

  • I thank you, from my heart I thank you, for your sollicitude about my Sister.

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  • In truth, if anything could ever induce me to sleep another night out of my own house, it would have been your friendly invitation and my sollicitude for the subject of it, the education of our youth.

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  • The scheme proposed was, that he should retire into Wales, and receive an allowance of fifty pounds a year, to be raised by subscription, on which he was to live privately in a cheap place, without aspiring any more to affluence, or having any farther sollicitude for fame.

    The Lives of the Poets of Great Britain and Ireland

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