Usage examples for Favouring

  1. He corresponded with those who were connected with any enterprise favouring the revolution, and consulted and advised with all who visited the United States, and sought his advice on the subject. – Memoirs of Aaron Burr, Complete by Matthew L. Davis
  2. Equally exhilarating was the capricious favouring of the dull and dowdy on occasions when the brilliant and disreputable expected his notice. – The Glimpses of the Moon by Edith Wharton
  3. Listen to me: go back to your newspaper, and, between now and to- morrow, prepare a number strongly favouring the Coup d'Etat. – The Fortune of the Rougons by Emile Zola
  4. The favouring " voice from heaven" must be sweeter to my ears than the noisy cheers of the crowd. – My Daily Meditation for the Circling Year by John Henry Jowett
  5. At the close of a summer's day, when sea and sky and shore are enveloped in soft mist, nothing can be more delightful than to flit with a favouring wind past the picturesque Chines, or by the white cliffs of Studland. – Bournemouth, Poole & Christchurch by Sidney Heath
  6. No one suspects the King of desiring the return of Liberals over Tories, or of favouring the Tory programme rather than the Liberal; and this neutrality is the surest guarantee of the continued popularity of the Crown. – The Rise of the Democracy by Joseph Clayton
  7. The skipper resolved to set sail forthwith, and the boys stood watching whilst she shook out her canvas to the favouring breeze, and glided like a white- winged sea bird out from the shelter of the bay and into the wide ocean. – The Secret Chamber at Chad by Evelyn Everett-Green
  8. M. le Prince reproached her for favouring the Count. – The Memoirs of Louis XIV., His Court and The Regency, Complete by Duc de Saint-Simon
  9. It was by favouring in a remarkable degree the rise of families out of this great source of national vigour, that the Reformation revived the youth of the nation. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. I. by Gustav Freytag
  10. On the one hand there is the desire to breed the individual to a high degree of efficiency by eugenic selection, favouring good stocks and making the procreation of bad stocks more difficult. – The Task of Social Hygiene by Havelock Ellis
  11. But hereafter he will reap his reward for his courage in favouring revision. – With Zola in England by Ernest Alfred Vizetelly
  12. Ah, by whose will was it done that o'er the wide ocean they came, Guided by favouring winds, and wafted by sail and by oar? – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  13. There can be little doubt that these simple facts had a great influence in actually determining the great currency legislation which closed the century and finally decided England in favour of gold, and France and the United States in favour of a bimetallism strongly favouring silver. – The History of Currency, 1252 to 1896 by William Arthur Shaw
  14. In right and truth, as they begun, Guide them, with favouring hand, until Thou dost their blameless wish fulfil! – Suppliant Maidens and Other Plays by AEschylus
  15. When, however, by a pure effort of will, he rose above this weakness and looked her full and clear in the face, a new jealousy of himself arose: she stood there so lovely, so attractive, so tenfold womanly in her misery, that he found he must keep a stern watch upon himself, lest interest in her as a woman should trespass on the sphere of simple humanity, wherein with favouring distinction is recognized neither Jew nor Greek, prince nor peasant- not even man or woman, only the one human heart that can love and suffer. – Thomas Wingfold, Curate by George MacDonald
  16. But before going on to the gods who form the usual retinue of these two official and imperial deities, I must speak of two great Peruvian gods whose worship was likewise widely spread, but who nevertheless are not attached to the solar family, or at least are only so attached by an after- thought and by dint of harmonizing efforts which the Incas had their motives of policy for favouring: I mean the two great deities, Viracocha and Pachacamac. – Lectures on the Origin and Growth of Religion as Illustrated by the Native Religions of Mexico and Peru by Albert Réville