Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
OE. plee, plai, plait, fr. OF. plait, plaid, plet, LL. placitum, judgment, decision, assembly, court, fr. L. placitum, that which is pleasing, an opinion, sentiment, from placere, to please. See Please, and cf. Placit Plead
Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
O. Fr. plait (Fr. plaid)—Low L. placitum, a decision—L. placet, it pleases, placēre, to please.
Seriously, Morton, her plea the other day wrung my heart.
"The Tyranny of the Dark" by Hamlin Garland
This counsel pleas'd me most.
"The Odyssey of Homer" by Homer
Its intense and irresistible plea is not against a class or a section, but against a system.
"The Negro and the Nation" by George S. Merriam
I read it in your countenance; I have no excuse to offer, except the plea that my love for you overleapt the bounds of all discretion.
"Fairy Fingers" by Anna Cora Mowatt Ritchie
Plea of John Douglas.
"Privateering and Piracy in the Colonial Period" by Various
But the plea does not excuse Pitt for not taking action in the year 1790.
"William Pitt and the Great War" by John Holland Rose
She would not admit the plea of starvation even to herself.
"An Old Man's Love" by Anthony Trollope
Could any royal pretender put forth more reasonable plea?
"A Son of the Immortals" by Louis Tracy
That the man was pleading for his very life was obvious to Ben, but it was equally plain that his pleas were having no effect.
"Daughters of Doom" by Herbert B. Livingston
The young lawyer here made his first pleas.
"In The Boyhood of Lincoln" by Hezekiah Butterworth
Dost thou ask me, who I am?
Ah, my Lord, thou know'st my name!
Yet the question gives a plea,
To support my suit with thee.
"My Name Is Jacob" by John Newton
Struck dumb, and left without a plea,
I heard my gracious Saviour say,
Know Satan, I this sinner free,
I died to take his sin away.
"A Brand Plucked Out Of The Fire" by John Newton
And silence, pleas'd, his reign resign'd.
Whene'er he heard her vocal tongue;
And grief in slumbers sweet reclin'd,
As on his ear its accents hung.
"Bertram And Anna" by Thomas Gent
"Come, come (said one), I'll hold the plea,
That highest praise is due by me;
For mine of all the sav'd by grace,
Was the most dreadful, desp'rate case."
"The Believer's Principles : Chap. V." by Ralph Erskine
What tastes he pleas'd is quite unknown;
But, it was thought, he pleas'd his own.
For where's the man, among a host,
Who will not think of self the most?
"Preferment" by William Hutton
Thus pleas'd at Heart, and not with Fancy's Dream,
In silent Happiness I rest unknown;
Content with what I am, not what I seem,
I live for Delia, and myself alone.
"Elegy XIII" by James Hammond
The sister of a man struck by a vehicle while attempting to help an injured dog in 2010 has filed a wrongful death lawsuit in Columbiana County Common Pleas Court against the driver.
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Obama's plea that he "can't change Washington from the inside" isn't a surrender.
Plea made to not declaw your cats.
Defense lawyers must inform clients of plea bargains.
A Juneau woman charged in connection with a prescription scam is scheduled to change her plea to guilty Thursday.
Two days after the first guilty plea in the Abu Ghraib prison abuse scandal, yet more damning evidence was revealed by The Washington Post on Friday.
A former Pocahontas County Deputy Sheriff spent the weekend in jail after he entered not guilty pleas to 47 charges during an arraignment hearing on Friday.
Mark Spencer, president of PLEA.
Plea Deal in Seton Hall Dormitory Fire.
Schenectady arson attempt plea to draw up to 15 years.
Drug company gives unapproved cancer drug after video plea.
The Army psychiatrist charged in the deadly Fort Hood shooting rampage will enter pleas in the case after the judge refused to delay his trial.
Late Nun's Plea to Live Holy Week Still Resonates.
LONG PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — A former Browerville High School athlete accused of sexually assaulting teammates has entered a plea agreement.
The question of the existence of such a sequence, as well as the questions of the existence of sequences avoiding other kinds of repetitions, were studied in algebra [Adian, Justin, Kol], discrete analysis [Carpi, Dekk, Evdok, Ker, Pleas] and in dynamical systems [MorseHedl].
Counting the occurrences of generalized patterns in words generated by a morphism
Our ﬁnal conclusion, therefore, is a plea – directed at physicists in general, but commentators on Bell’s theorem, textbook writers, and students in particular – to simply read (and not just read, but read ) Bell’s writings.
Local Causality and Completeness: Bell vs. Jarrett
Plea se note that the region S0 coincide with R for all the models used in the literature, such as the spherical model and the φ4 model.
No spin glass phase in ferromagnetic random-field random-temperature scalar Ginzburg-Landau model
The magnitude estimations of pleasure of reading the answers provided measured this way is abbreviated later as P1. rtng.pleas.rd.
Curiosity and Pleasure
The magnitude estimations of pleasure of reading the answers provided measured this way is abbreviated later as P2. pleas.learn.
Curiosity and Pleasure