He was the dutiful, in some sense the favorite son of an honored father.
I'm his favorite son, sir, and good right have I to speak for him.
In both cases the favorite son of the West had won at the polls.
This news was despatched to Illinois as a compliment to her "favorite son."
Yet that is how she received him, being a mother defending her favorite son.
France might easily recall her favorite son in her own interest.
Edwards father was more practical and he was her favorite son.
She had not wept so since the death of her husband, and this was the wedding of her favorite son!
He is her favorite son, of which he is quite aware, and so hopes on.
And at this crucial moment came the death of his favorite son.