Thesaurus / favorite son
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In two years he took his seat in Congress, the favorite son of Mississippi.

The VictimThomas Dixon

And at this crucial moment came the death of his favorite son.

LincolnNathaniel Wright Stephenson

On the occasion of this last great speech Chatham was attended by his favorite son William, then nineteen years old.

Mrs. Morton came patiently home to attend to the needs of her favorite son.

He was the dutiful, in some sense the favorite son of an honored father.

Otherwise she betrays no sign of chagrin, though in her heart she feels deeply the rebuke administered by this, her favorite son.

She has fifty-seven votes; fifty and one half of these go to a favorite son, Simon Cameron.

Obviously, there could be ports far more dangerous than this "favorite son" of Illinois.

LincolnNathaniel Wright Stephenson

Absalom, his favorite son, ill requited his father's love and trust by organizing a revolt against him.

A Brief Bible HistoryJames Oscar Boyd

He meant to be the hero of his state, the favorite son it would delight to honor.

The Vision SpendidWilliam MacLeod Raine

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