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  • Do thou quickly cut off his heads, I shall bestow my favour upon thee. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 2
  • I was willing enough, when you asked me, that you should bestow a favour upon him. Cited from A Knight of the White Cross, G.A. Henty
  • Yet she walked as though she were conferring a favour upon everybody by so doing. Cited from The Gambler, by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
  • I think that that will be almost easier than inducing my father to look with favour upon our marriage. Cited from Can You Forgive Her?, by Anthony Trollope
  • God has delivered you from their fury, and has bestowed that favour upon you only. Cited from The Arabian Nights: Their Best-known Tales, ed. by Wiggin & Smith
  • This nation would not look with favour upon a policy that held nothing but the complete annihilation of the enemy. Cited from The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page, Volume I, by Burton J. Hendrick
  • You will confer a favour upon me by the loan of twenty. Cited from Letters and Journals, Vol. 1, by Lord Byron
  • God has conferred a great favour upon you in committing to you this ministry. Cited from Life of William Carey, by George Smith
  • Wilson, I doubt not, is in her favour upon it. Cited from Clarissa, Volume 5 (of 9), by Samuel Richardson
  • You talk about my conferring a favour upon him. Cited from Don Orsino, by F. Marion Crawford
  • Perhaps he did not feel now, as then, that she had conferred a favour upon him in marrying him. Cited from Gigolo, by Edna Ferber
  • Was it likely that she would have looked with eyes of favour upon a young man engaged in any of these inferior occupations? Cited from Peter Ruff and the Double Four, by Oppenheim
  • She smiled at Jimmy as though she were conferring a great favour upon him. Cited from Baby Mine, by Margaret Mayo
  • I desire the bestowal of another favour upon him. Cited from The Mahabharata of Krishna-Dwaipayana Vyasa, Volume 3
  • "And you will confer a great favour upon persons high in authority of a friendly power if you will return the articles in question." Cited from The Cab of the Sleeping Horse, by John Reed Scott
  • As for him, if he is fed at her house, even irregularly, he may know that she looks with favour upon his suit. Cited from The Spinster Book, by Myrtle Reed
  • He heaps his favours upon us as upon the greatest Saints. Cited from Autobiography of St. The're`se of Lisieux, by The're`se Martin (of Lisieux)
  • Let the sailorman concealed by a woman only so much as look with favour upon another, and his fate was sealed. Cited from The Press-Gang Afloat and Ashore, by J. Hutchinson
  • God finds in a righteous man rest of spirit, because by him He sends down a full influence of His favour upon the world. Cited from The Covenants And The Covenanters, by Various
  • She had knocked all the interest out of my life, and then she had proceeded to shower her fickle favours upon me. Cited from Tomaso's Fortune and Other Stories, by H. Merriman
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