from The Century Dictionary.
- Preterit and past participle of beseech.
from the GNU version of the Collaborative International Dictionary of English.
- p. p. of
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- verb obsolete Simple past tense and past participle of
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Allah and again besought forgiveness of Him, submitting herself to the decrees of destiny, assured that each beginning hath his end, and repeating the saying of the poet,
Presently Ala al-Din besought her to let him hear a little music; so she took the lute and played a melody that had made the hardest stone dance for glee, and the strings cried out in present ecstacy, O Loving
A crowd was now gathering, and Mrs. Mirvan again besought her husband to go into the house.
Hasib wondered at the Queen’s tale and shed many tears over it; then he again besought her to let him return to his family; but she said,
John, who, in the most abject terms besought pardon for the injuries he had inflicted.
The word 'besought' occurs four times in it, and we may group the details round each instance.
Her head was raised, and in the indistinctness I caught that sweet look of hers which besought me, and which I answered without knowing to what question.
Both employers looked daggers at Kit, for the insult rankled; nor did he mention that the night before, Shorty had besought him for the spelling of that particular word.
"Set 'em to cool, Edwin, set 'em to cool," the old man besought, in the midst of his grief, making no attempt to wipe away the tears that flowed from his eyes.
Mile they drank they were besought not to pick any flowers.
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