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  • Sir John was certainly a friend of Creighton, laird of Branston, who was deeply implicated in the plot, but Creighton also befriended the reformer during his evangelical labours in Midlothian.
  • The Nabataean Arabs and the Greeks of Scythopolis befriended them, but the province generally was hostile.
  • For Mrs Minor, having an interest in the Jewish people, was befriended by Sir Moses Montefiore; after her death her property was placed in charge of a Jew, and later passed into the hands of the Alliance Israelite Universelle.
  • Befriended by Bunsen and Humboldt, Lepsius threw himself with great ardour into Egyptological studies, which, since the death of Champollion in 1832, had attracted no scholar of eminence and weight.
  • At Marseilles he won the favour of Catherine de' Medici and other influential personages at the French court, who in later days befriended him.

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