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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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Better send orders up to the Lord, to make you a set, and leave out their souls entirely," said the drover.
The HURGO (for so they call a great lord, as I afterwards learnt) understood me very well.
We in the House of Lords are never in touch with public opinion.
When Lord Henry entered the room, he found his uncle sitting in a rough shooting-coat, smoking a cheroot and grumbling over The Times.
Yes, let us chat, brother," said she, with a kind of cheerfulness, decided as she was to draw from the conversation, in spite of all the dissimulation Lord de Winter could bring, the revelations of which she stood in need to regulate her future conduct.
Tis true, my lord," answered La Ramee, "that his pates are famous and his wine magnificent.
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
Enter LORD CAVERSHAM, an old gentleman of seventy, wearing the riband and star of the Garter.
Morning-room of Lord Windermere's house in Carlton House Terrace.
She has no more money, and she offers my Lord her chair.
The place was a handsome suite of private apartments in Regent Street; the time was three o'clock in the afternoon to the dull and plodding, and the first hour of morning to the gay and spirited; the persons were Lord Frederick Verisopht, and his friend Sir Mulberry Hawk.
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.