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LORD. In England, this is a title of honor. Fortunately in the U. S. no such titles are allowed.

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Money, I suppose," said Lord Fermor, making a wry face.
You have, then, decided to come to England again," said Lord de Winter, "in spite of the resolutions you so often expressed in Paris never to set your feet on British ground?
Well, my lord," said La Ramee, falling into the trap, "what is there to prevent your trying them?
Lord Illingworth has just offered to make me his secretary.
My lord," said D'Artagnan, with that expression of frankness which the Gascon knew so well how to assume, "my lord, I have come to ask your grace's advice
I have been obliged for the present to put Lord Goring into a class quite by himself.
Lord Darlington, you annoyed me last night at the Foreign Office.
My Lord smiles superbly, and presses a second loan on her.
You promised me you'd find her out,' said Lord Verisopht.
Time now flew away unperceived, and the noble lord had been two hours in company with the lady, before it entered into his head that he had made too long a visit.
All the world knows that Lord Steyne's town palace stands in Gaunt Square, out of which Great Gaunt Street leads, whither we first conducted Rebecca, in the time of the departed Sir Pitt Crawley.
But forty thousand men of this our island in the wave (exclusive of women and children) rivet their eyes and thoughts on Lord George Gordon; and every day, from the rising up of the sun to the going down of the same, pray for his health and vigour.