Thesaurus / espousing


They have imagined it impossible to offend him by espousing his cause with too much ardour.

Christianity UnveiledNicolas-Antoine Boulanger

Liosha, espousing his cause warmly, gave him the latter at once.

JafferyWilliam J. Locke

Yet hath the learned M. de Crousaz ventured to accuse our poet of espousing that dangerous whimsy.

The opportunities for espousing millionaires and ministers of state are countless.

Mr. ProhackE. Arnold Bennett

In the last year there was a reaction against the family, in consequence of Caeso espousing the cause of the plebeians.

Consequently, they had been pleased, on certain occasions, at his espousing and cheering their counsel.

The Lincoln Story BookHenry L. Williams

He pointed out in strong terms the danger and impolity of our espousing the Ottoman cause.

His case had been in many ways identical with that of the men whose cause he was now, for reasons of his own, espousing.

The Lieutenant-GovernorGuy Wetmore Carryl

In England her beauty captivated the Duke of Gloucester, who espoused her cause as a preliminary to espousing herself.

The Ceramic ArtJennie J. Young

In espousing my cause, he is making active war upon Van Vernet?

Dangerous GroundLawrence L. Lynch


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