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Suitors may curry favor with parents and kindred of the girl by making presents to them, but parents do not sell their daughters.
"I did not come here to curry favor with your people, padre," I replied.
A VOLUNTEER WITH PIKEROBERT AMES BENNET
They would say that you planned the whole thing to curry favor.
Notwithstanding its disagreeable position it does its utmost to curry favor of its oppressors.
I asked him straight out if it was to curry favor with the frat.
ANN ARBOR TALESKARL EDWIN HARRIMAN
And, charming as they were, honesty demanded one should not curry favor with them by fostering their delusions.
Muller was a sycophant, the type of man eager to curry favor with those in authority.
Some are base enough to malign him to curry favor with the enemy.
THE VICTIMTHOMAS DIXON
Before departing for Rome to curry favor with the Emperor, he took a precaution, which only his cruelty deemed necessary.
A THOUSAND YEARS OF JEWISH HISTORYMAURICE H. (MAURICE HENRY) HARRIS
You know the old fox has always made it a point to curry favor with the common soldiers.
THE MAD KINGEDGAR RICE BURROUGHS

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