My boss stepped in and called some favors and pissed on the fire, at least for now.
I'm trying to call in favors for information.
Deidre couldn't help wondering how the woman was able to ask such favors after hurting her so badly.
Wynn pitied her but wasn't about to ask any favors of the demon lord that didn't involve Wynn leaving Hell – and Deidre – behind.
I simply offer them a route home in exchange for favors, Darkyn said.
He favors you with his time.
He'd granted favors to women as a way of releasing his frustration, but never with any real affection-- just physical need.
Jetr, ask no more favors of me.
I thought I was gonna need funny hats and party favors for the celebrating going on around here.
I won't ask any more favors, she said, spirits rising.
Parliament had degenerated into a congeries of personal groups, whose members were eager only to overturn cabinets in order to secure power for the leaders and official favors for themselves.
Later, however, a disastrous expedition sent to aid the Libyans against the Greek colony of Cyrene roused the suspicion and anger of the native soldiery at favors shown to the mercenaries, who of course had taken no part in it.
But his most offensive act was to promote to the position of chief councillor of the crown, and disperser of the royal favors, a clever but vain and ostentatious Gascon knight, one Piers Gaveston, who had been the companion of his boyhood, and had been banished by Edward I.
He was meeting Helene in Vilna after not having seen her for a long time and did not recall the past, but as Helene was enjoying the favors of a very important personage and Boris had only recently married, they met as good friends of long standing.
Having learned that there were many charitable institutions in Moscow he mentally decided that he would shower favors on them all.
She hesitated, wanting to find a way home, but not wanting to ask any more favors of him.
Someone his size with his specific skills didn't ask for favors or need to be polite.
You did me no favors in Hell, and you.ll do me no favors here.
I do no favors for any this night.
But Taran wanted no favors from any man, even one who may have been a good man, had he been the son of any other.
Only the skeleton of life remained: his house, a brilliant wife who now enjoyed the favors of a very important personage, acquaintance with all Petersburg, and his court service with its dull formalities.