Sentence Examples


  • This piece was favourably received, and an attempt to suppress it on religious grounds failed.
  • The overtures were favourably received, the council at Brussels was forcibly dissolved, and a congress met at Ghent on the 10th of October to consider what measures must be taken for the pacification of the country.
  • It is now generally admitted, however, that, though hot, it compares favourably with that of Burma.
  • Hay and forage are the most important crops, and Vermont grasses for grazing have been favourably known since the close of the 18th century.
  • The commission reported favourably, selecting as a site Blair's original Port Cornwallis, but pointing out and avoiding the vicinity of a salt swamp which seemed to have been pernicious to the old colony.

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