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1890, (w), ''The Tragic Muse'':
- Nick was on the point of declaring again that he was a humbug, so vivid was his inner sense of what he thought of his factitious public utterances, which had the cursed property of creating dreadful responsibilities and importunate credulities for him.
1581 June 23, Thomas Churchyard, letter to Sir Christopher Hatton, in Sir Harris Nicolas (editor), ''Memoirs of the Life and Times of Sir Christopher Hatton, K.G.'', Richard Bentley (publisher, 1847), page 173:
- All which notwithstanding, I obtained licence at length to make my supplication to the noble Parliament house; but I could find no messengers till Sir John Seton went, whom I importunated daily to obtain me favor for my return home again.
1847 December 18, N. Roussel, “Spiritual Destitution of Paris.—Appeal to British Christians”, in ''Evangelical Christendom: Its State and Prospects'', Volume II (1848), Partridge and Oakey, page 43:
- Is my work ended? The fear of importunating my friends answers, “Yes.”
- It is the concrete that impresses, that importunates until it influences—in writing as in everything else.
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