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humoured Sentence Examples

  • The dexterous Greeks humoured him to the top of his bent.

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  • Hadrian was fond of the society of learned men - poets, scholars, rhetoricians and philosophers - whom he alternately humoured and ridiculed.

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  • The people had no responsible head, of whom Rome could take cognisance: so Pompey decided in favour of Hyrcanus and humoured the people by recognizing him, not as king, but as high priest.

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  • Hadrian was fond of the society of learned men - poets, scholars, rhetoricians and philosophers - whom he alternately humoured and ridiculed.

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  • The people had no responsible head, of whom Rome could take cognisance: so Pompey decided in favour of Hyrcanus and humoured the people by recognizing him, not as king, but as high priest.

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  • To Metternich he was a madman to be humoured.

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  • To Metternich he was a madman to be humoured.

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  • The dexterous Greeks humoured him to the top of his bent.

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