Some will bribe, beg, solicit
, rise early, entreat, persist, without attaining the object of their suit; while another comes, and without knowing why or wherefore, finds himself invested with the place or office so many have sued for; and here it is that the common saying, 'There is good luck as well as bad luck in suits,' applies.
And now, venerable chair, I have a favor to solicit
One of her admirers, however, persevered so far as to solicit
her hand: the denial was mild, but resolute; like most young men who think their happiness dependent on a lady's smile, he wished to know if he had a successful rival.
I had determined not to communicate my design of withdrawing from the vessel to any of my shipmates, and least of all to solicit
any one to accompany me in my flight.
Condemned is the word; for I will never solicit
him who left my mother and sister to die with cold and hunger -- the daughter and grand-daughter of Henry IV.
Bagnet becomes, after another pipe, so sensible of the value of his acquaintance that he solicits
the honour of his company on the old girl's next birthday.
Nor is it right for any one to solicit
for a place he is desirous of; for every person, whether he chooses it or not, ought to execute any office he is fit for.
It is just those, the good fellows, the worth while, the fellows with the weakness of too much strength, too much spirit, too much fire and flame of fine devilishness, that he solicits
Now in what light, but that of an enemy, can a reasonable woman regard the man who solicits
her to entail on herself all the misery I have described to you, and who would purchase to himself a short, trivial, contemptible pleasure, so greatly at her expense
thus speaketh the true reverence, which doth not venture to solicit
These, usually to be addressed in reply under initials at a country post-office, inquire in feminine hands, Dare one who cannot disclose herself to Nicodemus Boffin, Esquire, but whose name might startle him were it revealed, solicit
the immediate advance of two hundred pounds from unexpected riches exercising their noblest privilege in the trust of a common humanity?