Importuning in a sentence

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Under these circumstances what need is there for importuning statesmen and supplicating ministers of the Court?
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They were exceedingly polite and orderly-indeed the best conducted, most obliging natives I ever met with-never troubling or importuning for any thing, and not crowding around in that unmannerly disagreeable manner, which savages frequently adopt-nor did I ever find any of them guilty of theft; on the contrary, several times when we had left some article behind, they called to us, and pointed it out.
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It is a melancholy object to those, who walk through this great town, or travel in the country, when they see the streets, the roads and cabbin-doors crowded with beggars of the female sex, followed by three, four, or six children, all in rags, and importuning every passenger for an alms.
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Besides, if I deprive him of his chance to make a living, he and his mother will be importuning me for money.
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At length she gave in from sheer loathing of the continued and hateful importuning.
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I divined the importuning of his old habit to greet his team with the yell that had made him famous.
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The sister with whom I was staying held on to God, pleading the promises in my behalf like a hero, and with such importuning faith that I was soon able to pursue my journey.
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I know that my babe is no more-I will hear the particulars when I am"-calmer, she could not utter; and Jemima, without importuning her by idle attempts to console her, left the room.
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The rich were conveying their treasures to places of security, and the archduchesses and ladies of honor were importuning the empress to leave Vienna, and remove the court to Presburg.
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If you are incapable of helping yourself, at least have sense enough to refrain from importuning those who are working for you.
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Year after year, sickness proved her defense for all assaults of importuning duty.
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Meanwhile, Caesar kept daily importuning the Aedui for the corn which they had promised in the name of their state; for, in consequence of the coldness (Gaul being, as before said, situated towards the north), not only was the corn in the fields not ripe, but there was not in store a sufficiently large quantity even of fodder: besides he was unable to use the corn which he had conveyed in ships up the river Saone, because the Helvetii, from whom he was unwilling to retire, had diverted their march from the Saone.
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But the Treviri and Indutiomarus let no part of the entire winter pass without sending ambassadors across the Rhine, importuning the states, promising money, and asserting that, as a large portion of our army had been cut off, a much smaller portion remained.
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To understand himself was to be released from strain, worry, ceaseless importuning doubt and wonder and fear.
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The very mists of the future seemed to break before his importuning gaze, and his eyes seemed indeed to behold, against the whitening dawn of the spiritual age he predicted, the slender spires of a new Church sprung from the foundations of the old.
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I admired the courage of the seamen, and gained his heart by importuning him for a recital of his adventures, and a sight of his foreign curiosities.
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He wisely resolved to linger no longer in Spain, importuning for his lost governorship, but to undertake a fourth voyage and find this passage.
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He turned a deaf ear to it and to all his importuning crew and went searching for his "strait"; by which steadfastness of purpose he just missed discovering the Pacific Ocean.
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Science stands baffled like a wailing creature outside the walls of knowledge importuning for admission.
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He was far from gentle as he jostled off the first importuning fellows; the others, gaping at him, opened a lane for him to pass through.
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Examples of Importuning

Example #1
We are free from every anxiety, and ready and prepared for the things predestined to Us.
Example #2
If the enlightened-minded leaders [of your nation] be wise and diligent, they will certainly make inquiry, and acquaint themselves with the true state of the case; if not, then [their] attainment of the truth is impracticable and impossible.
Example #3
To them we were indebted for the facilities we had enjoyed in obtaining water; for without their guidance, we could never have removed from any encampment without previously ascertaining where the next water could be procured; and to have done this would have caused us great delay, and much additional toil.
Example #4
Soon after we had encamped several natives came up and joined those with us.
Example #5
These mothers instead of being able to work for their honest livelihood, are forced to employ all their time in stroling to beg sustenance for their helpless infants who, as they grow up, either turn thieves for want of work, or leave their dear native country, to fight for the Pretender in Spain, or sell themselves to the Barbadoes.
Example #6
I think it is agreed by all parties, that this prodigious number of children in the arms, or on the backs, or at the heels of their mothers, and frequently of their fathers, is in the present deplorable state of the kingdom, a very great additional grievance; and therefore whoever could find out a fair, cheap and easy method of making these children sound and useful members of the common-wealth, would deserve so well of the publick, as to have his statue set up for a preserver of the nation.