PLEAD


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Related to PLEAD: Plead guilty, Plead the 5th
AcronymDefinition
PLEADPlace Entered Active Duty
PLEADPrevention, Legislation, Education and Awareness of Alcohol-related Deaths
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While I was feeling these things, I was groping, without knowing it, toward an understanding of what the spell is which people find in the Alps, and in no other mountains--that strange, deep, nameless influence, which, once felt, cannot be forgotten--once felt, leaves always behind it a restless longing to feel it again--a longing which is like homesickness; a grieving, haunting yearning which will plead, implore, and persecute till it has its will.
He could only plead an ignorance of his own heart, and a mistaken confidence in the force of his engagement.
He felt the greatness and goodness of his purpose so sincerely: others who heard him plead for it, could not but feel it too.
Hindley threw it, hitting him on the breast, and down he fell, but staggered up immediately, breathless and white; and, had not I prevented it, he would have gone just so to the master, and got full revenge by letting his condition plead for him, intimating who had caused it.
She was a generous, impulsive girl; she had no home ties strong enough to plead with her; she was passionately fond of him -- and he had made that appeal to her pity which, to the eternal honor of women, is the hardest of all appeals for them to resist.
It would have been in vain for Scrooge to plead that the weather and the hour were not adapted to pedestrian purposes; that bed was warm, and the thermometer a long way below freezing; that he was clad but lightly in his slippers, dressing-gown, and nightcap; and that he had a cold upon him at that time.
The same court, in the same room, with the same bar, and the same practitioners, but another judge, for there the Consistory judge could plead any court-day as an advocate.
Accept me, and in mee from these receave The smell of peace toward Mankinde, let him live Before thee reconcil'd, at least his days Numberd, though sad, till Death, his doom (which I To mitigate thus plead, not to reverse) To better life shall yeeld him, where with mee All my redeemd may dwell in joy and bliss, Made one with me as I with thee am one.