Usage examples for Begging

  1. So much love seems to go a- begging – Friendship by Hugh Black
  2. " Begging your pardon, Captain, that is exactly what I do mean. – Queen Sheba's Ring by H. Rider Haggard
  3. Mr. Mitchel did not seem to notice his agitation, but begging them to be seated, he himself took a comfortable chair and continued: " Now, Mr. Barnes, I am wondering if it is possible that you have traced my wife's ruby as far away as New Orleans?" – An Artist in Crime by Rodrigues Ottolengui
  4. She keeps on pleading with someone she calls grandfather, and begging him not to put them out of his heart and home, for little Joey's sake- it's always little Joey she's worrying about and not herself. – The Chums of Scranton High at Ice Hockey by Donald Ferguson
  5. And- begging your pardon- it is fortunate. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  6. At first she was not allowed to see him; but after much begging she obtained permission from the officials, and was taken to him. – Best Russian Short Stories by Various
  7. " What's the use of begging my pardon? – Man and Wife by Wilkie Collins
  8. Yet here it was going begging for a shilling. – Reminiscences of a South African Pioneer by W. C. Scully
  9. This is begging you will. – A Holiday in the Happy Valley with Pen and Pencil by T. R. Swinburne
  10. Mr. Meyer means, my dear, that you have done a foolish thing in begging the lives of those Matabele. – Benita, An African Romance by H. Rider Haggard
  11. Ellen looked at the old woman as if she were begging her not to do this. – Fairies and Folk of Ireland by William Henry Frost
  12. The maid replied that Miss Floyd had not yet returned, but had left a message begging Mrs. Verrier to wait for her. – Marriage à la mode by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  13. There- but you are not to come begging from me again, do you hear? – Stories and Pictures by Isaac Loeb Peretz
  14. And she asked him all sorts of questions about his health, begging him to consult a doctor without a day's delay. – The Devil's Garden by W. B. Maxwell
  15. Do your begging yourself. – Twenty-two Goblins by Unknown
  16. Some thought the man a father begging mercy for his child. – Story Hour Readings: Seventh Year by E.C. Hartwell
  17. In reply, I received a most friendly note, begging me to call at an hour on the evening of the following day. – Bye-Ways by Robert Smythe Hichens
  18. Yes, on the whole it did seem like begging – Jimmy, Lucy, and All by Sophie May
  19. Allan was at her side in a moment, begging her to speak to him. – The Wishing-Ring Man by Margaret Widdemer
  20. But, begging your pardon, I never knew a lady yet who was not willing to change her mind when she had a fair excuse given her. – Amy Herbert by Elizabeth Sewell