his favour

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  • Only at this stage he developed his favour for becoming a movie director.
  • A sure road to his favour was the right use of a word. Cited from The Hill, by Horace Annesley Vachell
  • Something great was always on the point of turning up in his favour. Cited from Thrift, by Samuel Smiles
  • James was very near losing his favour for ever, upon the following occasion. Cited from Tales & Novels, Vol. 2, by Maria Edgeworth
  • He is well provided with money, and has everything in his favour. Cited from No Surrender!, by G. A. Henty
  • But first it is better to go to him and win his favour by speech. Cited from The Argonautica, by Apollonius Rhodius
  • I had no hope he could clear himself; not another wish in his favour remained. Cited from Burke, by John Morley
  • There were a few points in his favour, and he must make the most of them. Cited from The Green Flag, by Arthur Conan Doyle
  • Beyond this, it is impossible to say any thing in his favour. Cited from Lander's Travels, by Robert Huish
  • Although the courts ultimately decided in his favour, he never got his team back.
  • The current of public opinion began to turn in his favour. Cited from The Life of Columbus, by Arthur Helps
  • How could he suppose that any girl, so placed, could decide in his favour? Cited from Phantom Fortune, A Novel, by M. E. Braddon
  • At this time, she seems to have fallen out of his favour due to her age.
  • The game ended in his favour; I offered to play a match with him. Cited from The Jew And Other Stories, by Ivan Turgenev
  • His young wife was pretty and pleasant, which was in his favour too. Cited from Fifty Years of Railway Life in England, Scotland and Ireland, by Tatlow
  • In the long term, however, this was not to count in his favour.
  • They worked to win his favour, and they won it. Cited from Micah Clarke, by Sir Arthur Conan Doyle
  • They told him perhaps almost more than was quite true of the feelings of the world in his favour. Cited from Phineas Redux, by Anthony Trollope
  • Long before that time there had come a reaction in his favour. Cited from Cicero, by Rev. W. Lucas Collins
  • These are important advantages in his favour, which he does not usually take into account. Cited from Thrift, by Samuel Smiles
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