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good graces

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  • Evidently these gentlemen are not in your good graces, nor the state which is like them.

    The Republic Plato
  • These gentlemen, I said, do not seem to be in your good graces.

    The Republic Plato
  • For this you cultivated the good graces of an unsuspecting old man.

    Melomaniacs James Huneker
  • Is this little vagabond to take my place in the old man's good graces?

    The Cash Boy Horatio Alger Jr.
  • We'll then do the Hague in style, and I shall get back into Mrs. Parkman's good graces.

    Rollo in Holland Jacob Abbott

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