Usage examples for pleading

  1. She looked down into the pleading gray eyes of her favorite, and her choice was made. – The Children of Wilton Chase by Mrs. L. T. Meade
  2. Miles made a determined attack on his plate, as if pleading to be left alone to enjoy his dinner in peace. – Betty Trevor by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  3. Ready to go forward into the dark, but pleading for a trusted hand to hold. – The Place Beyond the Winds by Harriet T. Comstock
  4. Mrs. Evringham pushed the pleading hand away. – Jewel A Chapter In Her Life by Clara Louise Burnham
  5. It so happened that night that Moll could eat no supper, pleading for her excuse that she felt sick. – A Set of Rogues by Frank Barrett
  6. Anne's head was hardly on her pillow before she was half asleep; but just then her door was softly opened and a pleading voice said, " Anne." – Anne Of The Island by Lucy Maud Montgomery
  7. I'm pleading for a helpless old man who cannot come here to talk for his own rights. – Joan of Arc of the North Woods by Holman Day
  8. He is pleading for a trained corps of native officials. – Letters of a Javanese Princess by Raden Adjeng Kartini Commentator: Louis Couperus
  9. Leonore was looking at Peter with the most pleading of looks. – The Honorable Peter Stirling and What People Thought of Him by Paul Leicester Ford
  10. " Oh, pray understand me," in a pleading voice interposed Marie, passing her trembling fingers over Ludwig's cheek. – The Nameless Castle by Maurus Jókai
  11. His anger, indeterminate before, was concentrated now, and not the white pleading of her face, nor the warning gesture of Ransom, could hold it back. – The Chief Legatee by Anna Katharine Green
  12. She was like an unhappy pleading child. – A Fool and His Money by George Barr McCutcheon
  13. There was a pleading sound in her voice which made him feel as if it were speaking close against his heart. – The Garden Of Allah by Robert Hichens
  14. The daughter's pleading was not without effect. – Condensed Novels by Bret Harte
  15. At the pleading look with which Mrs. Putney replied, she exclaimed: Oh, it's what I was afraid of! – Annie Kilburn A Novel by W. D. Howells
  16. " I- shall see you again," she said, and there was almost a touch of pleading in her voice. – The Obstacle Race by Ethel M. Dell
  17. " John, dear," she said in a half- pleading tone- there were some times when this last word slipped out-" I don't want this marriage at all. – The Tides of Barnegat by F. Hopkinson Smith
  18. There was sudden anger in it, and pleading as well. – The Brightener by C. N. Williamson A. M. Williamson