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  • Everything was in their favour down to the very state of the weather. Cited from How Jerusalem Was Won, by W.T. Massey
  • Could the women have no benefit from a law made in their favour? Cited from Life Of Johnson, V2, by Boswell, ed. Birkbeck Hill
  • It will take a few minutes, too, which will all be in their favour. Cited from Gil the Gunner, by George Manville Fenn
  • The wind in their favour had done almost all -- the men could do little or nothing. Cited from The Phantom Ship, by Frederick Marryat
  • These people find that events go in their favour more often than would be explained by chance.
  • The only point in their favour was, that they were of the same colour. Cited from A Voyage Round the World, Vol. I (of 4), by James Holman
  • "Is the opinion which you have formed of them at all in their favour?" Cited from The Bible in Spain, by George Borrow
  • As you walk down the streets the appearance of the houses is not much in their favour. Cited from Wanderings In South America, by Charles Waterton
  • Not many stories have such good evidence in their favour. Cited from The Book of Dreams and Ghosts, by Andrew Lang
  • They forced him to sign a will in their favour.
  • There is another and even more important factor in their favour. Cited from Aeroplanes and Dirigibles of War, Frederick Talbot
  • Are the very laws passed in their favour observed? Cited from Life of Lord Byron, With his Letters and Journals, Vol. 6, ed. by Moore
  • Thus are they grown more fond than ever, And he is highly in their favour. Cited from Poems (Volume II), by Jonathan Swift
  • The Court agreed with the City and held in their favour.
  • Since then everything had gone in their favour and against the Romans. Cited from Tacitus: The Histories, Volumes I and II, by Caius Cornelius Tacitus
  • As to the other dominant languages, the points in their favour are different. Cited from Post-Prandial Philosophy, by Grant Allen
  • That government man, that spoke in their favour, warn't his speech rich? Cited from The Attache, by Thomas Chandler Haliburton
  • The Olympic Games have much more to be said in their favour. Cited from Europe--Whither Bound?, by Stephen Graham
  • It is hard to see how otherwise they can expect the contest to be decided in their favour. Cited from Britain at Bay, by Spenser Wilkinson
  • I am thought here in a great Degree partial in their Favour. Cited from The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 3
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