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A moment's delay, however, would be disagreeable to his royal highness.
In fact, a page, who was pouring out wine for his royal highness, on hearing the jingling of spurs in the next chamber, turned round like a child, without perceiving that he was continuing to pour out, not into the glass, but upon the tablecloth.
le Prince has charged me to convey this letter to your royal highness, and I am to wait for an answer to it.
Kutiizov's adjutant whispered to Prince Andrew that this was the wife of the priest whose home it was, and that she intended to offer his Serene Highness bread and salt.
I doubt, however," said La Ramee, in sprightly allusion to the silence of his subordinate, "if he has said anything disagreeable to your highness.
Because Monseigneur Mazarin is a prouder man than his highness, though not of such high birth: he forgot to ask me to breakfast.
this man, your highness, when he saw me stop before his shop, where he has a display of things which would make your mouth water, my lord, asked me to get him the custom of the prisoners in the donjon.
Of the Lions, your highness must say," said Sancho, "for there is no Rueful Countenance nor any such character now.
A Frenchman brought it hither, who said, he had ridden night and day to put it into the hands of your highness.
Your highness must break short this present mummery.
An your highness were to hang me,'' he said, `` a man can but do his best.
It would be better," said Aramis, bowing, "that I should not be appointed first minister until your royal highness has procured my nomination as cardinal.