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  • To win the approbation of the pope Rudolph renounced all imperial rights in Rome, the papal territory and Sicily, and promised to lead a new crusade; and Pope Gregory X., in spite of Ottakar's protests, not only recognized Rudolph himself, but persuaded Alphonso X.
  • This gratifies the child's love of approbation and keeps up her interest in things.
  • A murmur of approbation and satisfaction ran through the crowd.
  • Most of us desire the approbation of others - or, at worst, wish to avoid their condemnation.
  • SPUC 's opposition to abortion is based on ethical principles that have received universal approbation, not on religious teaching.

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