Definitions of Soliciting

  1. of Solicit

Usage examples for Soliciting

  1. He suspected his comrade, with what reason does not appear, of soliciting this boon from the governor. – History-of-the-Conquest-of-Peru-with-a-preliminary-view-of-the-civilization-of-the-Incas by Prescott, William Hickling
  2. It has, however, a real though indirect influence on the production of the effect by soliciting and aiding the determination of the free efficient cause to act. – Ontology or the Theory of Being by Peter Coffey
  3. In soliciting my attention by reciting a line of verse, she had merely followed the rule of the tea- room in like circumstances. – The Siege of the Seven Suitors by Meredith Nicholson
  4. He devoted much of his last annual message to Congress to the Texas subject, soliciting " prompt and immediate action on the subject of annexation." – Children of the Market Place by Edgar Lee Masters
  5. From his appearance on the platform at Aberdeen in 1829, when he besought his audience not to deem it obtrusive in a stranger that he ventured to address them, and then elicited their loud applauses by soliciting their prayers for 'one minister labouring in northern parts, ' who 'aspired to no higher distinction on earth than that he should spend and be spent in the service of his dear Lord and Master, ' down to 1840, when he published his sermon on the 'Present Position of the Church, and the Duty of its Members, ' and urged, with the solemnity of an oath, that 'the Church of Scotland was engaged in asserting principles which the allegiance it owes to Christ would never permit it to desert, ' Mr. Clark stood forward on every occasion the uncompromising champion of spiritual independence, and of the rights of the Christian people. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller