From the way I have written this, it is clear where my sympathies lie.
She offered her sympathies but seemed more concerned with finding sister Claire and hurried outside to see if any of the other now returning guests had seen her.
With this Henry's own political sympathies well accorded.
He accordingly declined to take any action, meanwhile indicating the direction of his sympathies by making Mortara his ward.
Its early - Protestant sympathies placed it on the side of Sweden during the Thirty Years' War, and in 1628 it successfully resisted a siege of eleven weeks by Wallenstein, who had sworn to take it "though it were chained to heaven."