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He demanded, moreover, that the interests of the planters should be duly regarded.

Dick went on speaking with a seriousness suited to the magnitude of his interests.

However, now, Demarest and I are here to protect your interests, so that you can talk freely.

She surmised shrewdly that on the Street their interests were wide apart.

What they had to consider was what course would be most conducive to the interests of Athens.

Nay, my dear; in the interests of music, I frowned upon disorder.

I always was weak where the interests of the Argus were concerned.

I hope I am not wrong in feeling glad that you are able to look after our interests.

She was to give half her love and her best attention to your interests.

"Well—I'll consider Christopher's interests," Edith said, quietly.

WORD ORIGIN

"to cause to be interested," c.1600, earlier interesse (1560s), from the noun (see interest (n.)). Perhaps also from or influenced by interess'd, past participle of interesse.

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