special favor

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As a mark of the commander in chief's special favor he was sent with the news of this victory to the Austrian court, now no longer at Vienna (which was threatened by the French) but at Brunn.
And she began telling him again of what interested her most--the christening of her grandson, for which she had been staying in Petersburg, and the special favor shown her elder son by the Tsar.
He also stressed that these developmental projects were a necessity and in par with the commitment, rather than any special favor, as these projects were started with taxes of the masses.
We must ask one special favor of those who use this book in the classroom or who may otherwise read or discuss it aloud," request he members of the Salish and Pend d'Oreille Culture Committee.
Hillary parlayed her fundraising prowess to win a special favor from Minority Leader Tom Daschle--not a seat on the Appropriations Committee which most senators would kill for, but a position in the leadership to carve out a Democratic message aimed at countering George W.
I questioned the goodness of a God who appeared so removed from the world in general and the arrogance of a chosen few who claimed to enjoy his special favor.
When I make contributions to a candidate, it is not for some special favor, it's not even for access--although I'll be the first to admit it probably helps access," he told The New York Times.
The Founding Fathers created the clause to ensure no special favor or privilege extended to anyone at the expense of another, but the current cornerstone of our tax system is the graduated income tax rate, which taxes some citizens at a higher rate than others.
The pace of patenting has accelerated as mining companies rushed to take advantage of this 122-year-old special favor before it disappears.
During the month-long duration of the program, community members are encouraged to submit letters on behalf of friends and family who are in need, and deserving a special favor.
Berlin has once again become the political, economic and cultural center of Germany, and Wodka Gorbatschow, which is distilled in the heart of the city, enjoys special favor as a hometown brand; it commands a 31% share of the vodka market in Germany and is the sixth best-selling premium vodka worldwide, marketed in 44 countries.
Or those, like MDS America, that seek no special favor and ask for the spectrum to be granted to the highest bidder, thus generating substantial revenue for the U.

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