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Usage examples for behalf

  1. I do not think it was because she feared that he might believe her appeal would be made in behalf of Bob's father. – The Complete PG Edition of The Works of Winston Churchill by Winston Churchill
  2. I am not speaking on my own behalf now, as for the sake of my children, but simply as a man of business. – Miss Mackenzie by Anthony Trollope
  3. In the morning Madame Audibert called on behalf of the wine merchant to ask us to sup with him. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  4. " I am making some special inquiries on Mrs. Morton's behalf," he explained. – The Film of Fear by Arnold Fredericks
  5. He was working his magic on my behalf, and I was content to let him do his thing. – Down and Out in the Magic Kingdom by Cory Doctorow
  6. Instead of imploring peace themselves, the Esopus Indians employed two chiefs, one of the Mohawk and the other of the Mingua tribe, to make the proposition in their behalf. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  7. I was thinking all this out last night, he said, and it came to me- I wonder if that man, John Phillips, who had, as I hear, my name and address in his pocket, could have been some man who was coming to see me on my father's behalf, or- it's an odd thing to fancy, and, considering what's happened him, not a pleasant one! – Dead Men's Money by J. S. Fletcher
  8. We laughed heartily at his folly, feeling quite sure that we should neither dine with him nor the prince, but in a quarter of an hour he returned in high glee, and invited us all to dinner on behalf of the prince. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  9. And I thank you, sir; not only on my own account, but also in the name of the public of Chestnut Hill, and on behalf of our beloved country. – The Flag by Homer Greene
  10. She was a parson's daughter who had gone wrong and there seemed little to be said in her behalf. – Courts and Criminals by Arthur Train
  11. They have lost the benefit of the Commonwealth's process to bring in witnesses in their behalf. – Select Speeches of Daniel Webster by Daniel Webster
  12. But you see, my friend, that's just what she will not believe, though the count himself bore witness in my behalf. – The Children of the World by Paul Heyse
  13. They went there quickly and begged and commanded her, on the king's behalf, so that she gave them to them, even though she was upset with the king because he had not given her son back to her. – The White Knight: Tirant lo Blanc by Joanot Martorell and Marti Johan d'Galba
  14. I have come with my brother sachems, in behalf of the Esopus Indians, to conclude a peace as firm and compact as my arms, which I now fold together. – Peter Stuyvesant, the Last Dutch Governor of New Amsterdam by John S. C. Abbott
  15. My Indians, on behalf of the inhabitants, asked me to go to the village, and spend the day, but I was too eager to reach home. – Adventures in the Philippine Islands by Paul P. de La Gironière
  16. He received your note,- or rather Tung- yu's letter,- and asked me to come here on his behalf. – The Mandarin's Fan by Fergus Hume
  17. When working on his behalf, this look had once charged him with excitement, confidence. – Undo-a-Novel-By-Joe-Hutsko by Hutsko, Joe
  18. " In view of my friendship for you," I told her, " I would consider it an honor if you would permit me to act on your behalf. – The Secrets of the German War Office by Dr. Armgaard Karl Graves
  19. She paused and he looked at her, aloof arguments in his eyes as if he were pleading not in his own behalf but in behalf of- a somebody else, a client. – Gargoyles by Ben Hecht
  20. Therefore, on your behalf, I kissed the little thing, and I emptied my poor purse into the woman's hand. – In the Day of Adversity by John Bloundelle-Burton
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