favour (n.) Old form(s): fauour
charm, attractiveness, gracefulness
Cym I.vii.42[Iachimo to Innogen] For idiots in this case of favour, would / Be wisely definite
Ham IV.v.189[Laertes to all, of Ophelia] Thought and afflictions ... / She turns to favour and to prettiness
Oth IV.iii.20[Desdemona to Emilia, of Othello] his checks, his frowns ... have grace and favour in them
TG II.i.52[Valentine to Speed, of Silvia] her beauty is exquisite, but her favour infinite
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