Origin of prithee
Examples from the Web for prithee
Historical Examples of prithee
Prithee did he fall up the steps or down the steps, Uncle Dick?The Honourable Mr. Tawnish
Prithee, tell me, (For now I can believe) art thou a witch?Wife.Discovery of Witches
But why, prithee, dear Double-fee, do they call these worshipful dons of yours ignorant fellows?Gargantua and Pantagruel, Complete.
Prithee, instruct me, I would fain make love to you, but I don't know what to say.The Beaux-Stratagem
Prithee, Widow Hutchins, when did this torment first come upon the young woman?Giles Corey, Yeoman
Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
Word Origin for prithee
1570s, altered from phrase (I) pray thee (14c.; see pray).