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  • n. Plural form of favourer.

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Examples

  • Among the subscribers, was Mr. Rowley, the memorable constructor of the orrery; and among my favourers was the lord

    The Works of Samuel Johnson, Volume 05 Miscellaneous Pieces

  • Al – Islam and favourers of the True Faith, an you flee you are lost, but if ye stand fast, ye win!

    The Book of The Thousand Nights And A Night

  • Bring it again to mind and consider faithfully what ye receive through books, and ye will find that books are as it were the creators of your distinction, without which other favourers would have been wanting.

    The Love of Books : The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury

  • It would look as if I thought my duty, and love? and respects, were questionable, if in every letter I repeated them to my equally honoured and be-loved benefactors, friends, and favourers.

    Sir Charles Grandison

  • From what has been said, it will be manifest to any considering person, that it is merely for want of attention and comprehensiveness of mind that there are any favourers of Atheism or the Manichean Heresy to be found.

    A Treatise Concerning the Principles of Human Knowledge, by George Berkeley

  • I know I want, and shall always want, although some of my partial favourers think I do not.

    Pamela

  • And I see the poor wicked woman has no favourers among them.

    Pamela

  • To judge of their resentments, and of their conduct, we must put ourselves in their situation: — and while they think me more in fault than themselves, (whether my favourers are of their opinion, or not,) and have a right to judge for themselves, they ought to have great allowances made for them; my parents especially.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • The good Dr. Lewen is one of the principal of those friends and favourers.

    Clarissa Harlowe

  • And for the satisfaction of my friends and favourers, Miss Howe is solicitous to have all those letters and materials preserved, which will set my whole story in a true light.

    Clarissa Harlowe

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