Sentence Examples


  • The book was favourably received, and was republished in 1820.
  • At the Restoration he was favourably received at court, and in 1665 would have received the provostship of Eton, if he would have taken orders; but this he refused to do, on the ground that his writings on religious subjects would have greater weight coming from a layman than a paid minister of the Church.
  • This work contains an elaborate account of the phenomena presented by the planet; but although favourably received by astronomers, it had no great sale.
  • It is less favourably placed in respect of the iron and textile industries, having to rely to a large extent upon the import of raw materials from abroad.
  • Catherine was so favourably impressed by the youths that she restored them part of their estates, and in the beginning of 1796 made them gentlemen in waiting.
 

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