1 Nay, the surly father even began to agitate with the authorities on Chichikov's behalf, and so enabled our hero, on a vacancy occurring, to attain the stool of a Chief Clerk.
2 Yet that rage gathered only when she had heard of injustice or harsh treatment, and never because she desired to argue on her own behalf, or to attempt to justify her own conduct.
3 To the zakuski succeeded the meal itself, and the host became a perfect glutton on his guests' behalf.
4 Far better and nobler were it for you to be travelling with a wallet, and asking alms on behalf of God, then to be remaining here and asking alms for yourself alone.
5 Should you grant that request, all will be forgotten and blotted out and pardoned, for I myself will intercede with the Throne on your behalf.
6 I am glad to do all I can in behalf of my country.
7 I shall exert my efforts in your behalf.
8 Prince Vasili kept the promise he had given to Princess Drubetskaya who had spoken to him on behalf of her only son Boris on the evening of Anna Pavlovna's soiree.
9 Anna Pavlovna threatened him on behalf of "our dear Vyazmitinov," and in her eyes, which, for an instant, glanced at Pierre, Prince Vasili read a congratulation on his future son-in-law and on his daughter's happiness.
10 Prince Vasili finds you to his taste as a daughter-in-law and makes a proposal to you on his pupil's behalf.
11 But I have come to you, Prince, as a petitioner on behalf of this young man.
12 It would be particularly pleasant to him to dishonor my name and ridicule me, just because I have exerted myself on his behalf, befriended him, and helped him.
13 Rostov had come to Tilsit the day least suitable for a petition on Denisov's behalf.
14 So thought the major-domo on his master's behalf.
15 Before the officer had finished speaking the orderly made the same request on behalf of his master.