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Traisnel says it has also found favor in other areas and lists students, who use the card for photocopying credits, canteen bills, and PC internet access; as well as listeners to specific radio stations; and supporters of selected football teams.
Slightly astringent and antiseptic, the plant extract long ago found favor with the medical luminary Hippocrates, who prescribed it for mouth sores.
Though not biographies in the strict sense of the word, Aubrey's Lives, based on observation and gossip, are profiles graced by picturesque and revealing detail that have found favor with later generations.
And, a Guinness spokesperson noted, while this marks the debut of the package in the U.S., the package has already found favor with beer lovers in Europe.
The angel assures Mary, "Do not be afraid, Mary, for you have found favor with God." Let us note the three responses of Mary to the angel's greeting: first, she ponders on the meaning of the greeting; second, she asks for a clarification; third, she utters her unconditional surrender, "May it be done to me according to your word." We can identify here three stages of prayer: the pondering on the word of God, the dialogue with God in prayer, and the willingness to do God's will.