Segregation was wrong when it was forced by white people, and I believe it is still wrong when it is requested by black people.
The audience is requested not to refrain from talking during the overture. Otherwise they will know all the tunes before the opera begins.ralph vaughan williams
Rights are to be taken, not requested; seized, not begged for.josé martí
He has had so many people lining up to have their faces painted at previous exhibitions, that other exhibitors, hoping to benefit, have requested being located next to his stand.
From the white-blossomed sloe, my dear Chloe requested, A sprig her fair breast to adorn. No! by Heav'n, I exclaim'd, may I perish, If ever I plant in that bosom a thorn.
I desire to sever all connection with the Society of American Artists. In deference to some of its older members, who perhaps from sentimental motives requested me to reconsider my resignation last year, I shall explain... For the last three years my paintings have been rejected by you, one of them the Agnew portrait, a composition more important than any I have ever seen on your walls.
WHEREAS it is the duty of all nations to acknowledge the providence of Almighty God, to obey His will, to be grateful for His benefits, and humbly to implore His protection and favour; and Whereas both Houses of Congress have, by their joint committee, requested me "to recommend to the people of the United States a DAY OF PUBLICK THANKSGIVING and PRAYER, to be observed by acknowledging with grateful hearts the many and signal favors of Almighty God, especially by affording them an opportunity peaceably to establish a form of government for their safety and happiness."george washington