title of honor

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I remember that madame," Georges always gave his old mistress this title of honor, "kept many of the beautiful garments of her trousseau untouched, down to the melancholy period of the revolution.
Number Thirteen noticed that when they addressed him it was always as Bulan, and upon questioning them he discovered that they had given him this title of honor partly in view of his wonderful fighting ability and partly because the sight of his white face emerging from out of the darkness of the river into the firelight of their blazing camp fire had carried to their impressionable minds a suggestion of the tropic moon which they admired and reverenced.
He continued: "Total openness to serving others is our hallmark; it alone is our title of honor.
Wajid Drabu's 'Staircase,' an exceptional image entered in the 'Architectural' category, represents black and white photography at its finest, and we're pleased to present him with the title of Honor of Distinction.
And not very long after that, the Anointers themselves started calling their religion Anointianity [Greek: Khristianismos], as if it were a title of honor.
What was the title of Honor Blackman's unexpected No 5 hit single, recorded with Patrick Macnee in 1964?
In the Greco-Roman background for douloi (119-20), it should be noted how "slave of Christ Jesus" was a title of honor and power, functioning in that Christian society much as did the title "slave of Caesar" generally (so Dale Martin).
Generations of Americans have sacrificed to establish the title "American Soldier" as one that needs no qualifiers it is a title of honor in and of itself.
To these guys, to be called a ``freak'' is a title of honor.
CAPT Bob Monette was pleased to graduate more than 22 Distinguished Graduates but he and RADM Maas could only award the title of Honor Graduate to one person--ENS Laura Smith.
He wrestles with the term "heroes"--a title of honor strenuously rejected by all the flag raisers.
In strictly academic terms it was not a higher degree than that of the licentia docendi, since it did not require any further study, but rather a title of honor conferred upon certain holders of the licentia.