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1) 36667. Long, Haniel. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...NUMBER:36667 QUOTATION:The moment one accosts a stranger or is accosted by him is above all in this life the moment of drama. Whoever we meet watches us intently...

2) accost. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Inflected forms: ac·cost·ed, ac·cost·ing, ac·costs1. To approach and speak to boldly or aggressively, as with a demand or request. 2. To solicit for sex. French accoster,...

3) 94. Not when we know. Part Five: The Single Hound. Dickinson, Emily. 1924. Complete Poems
...NOT when we know The Power accosts, The garment of Surprise Was all our timid Mother wore At Home, in Paradise. 5...

4) Paradise Regained: The Third Book. Milton, John. 1909-14. Complete Poems. The Harvard Classics
...At length, collecting all his serpent wiles, 5 With soothing words renewed, him thus accosts:— I see thou know st what is of use to know, What best to say canst say,...

5) Act II. Scene III. Lessing, Gotthold Ephraim. 1909-14. Minna von Barnhelm. The Harvard Classics
...more money from the desk.) Put that aside, Franziska, for the first poor wounded soldier who accosts us. 3...

6) Act IV. Shaw, Bernard. 1916. Pygmalion
...with the business he has come on to notice Mrs. Higgins. He walks straight to Higgins, and accosts him with vehement reproach. DOOLITTLE [indicating his own person]...

7) §5. Ben Jonson s Masques. XIII. Masque and Pastoral. Vol. 6. The Drama to 1642, Part Two. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...dinner, the king and queen are, once more, taken into the garden, when Mercury again accosts them. He explains that a certain son of mine, whom the Arcadians call...

8) VIII. Book Five: Bidding the Eagles of the West Fly On. Cather, Willa. 1922. One of Ours
...off dysentery . You don t have to be rough with them, simply firm. Whenever one of them accosts me, I follow a regular plan; first, I give her twenty-five francs;...

9) Fourth Book. Chapman, George, trans. 1857. The Odysseys of Homer
...forth his chamber went, And did the person of a God present. Telemachus accosts him, who begun Speech of his journey's proposition: "And what, my young Ulyssean heroe,...

10) The Fifth Book of the Aeneis. Vergil. 1909-14. Aeneid. The Harvard Classics
...d prize. He claims the bull with awless insolence, 505 And having seiz d his horns, accosts the prince: If none my matchless valor dares oppose, How long shall Dares...

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