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COMMENDATION. The act of recommending, praising. A merchant who merely commends goods he offers for sale, does not by that act warrant them, unless there is some fraud: simplex commendatio non obligat.

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While, in fact," cried his sister, "it ought only to be applied to you, without any commendation at all.
These arguments had so powerfully influenced the mind of Mr Chivery, who was a man of few words, that he had on sundry Sunday mornings, given his boy what he termed 'a lucky touch,' signifying that he considered such commendation of him to Good Fortune, preparatory to his that day declaring his passion and becoming triumphant.
I was vain of his commendations, and softened towards the being by whose means I earned them, and thus Hindley lost his last ally: still I couldn't dote on Heathcliff, and I wondered often what my master saw to admire so much in the sullen boy; who never, to my recollection, repaid his indulgence by any sign of gratitude.
Indeed, in the excitement of the moment, they were loud and extravagant in their commendations of "the mountain tap"; elevating it above every beverage produced from hops or malt.
Such commendations had been bestowed upon his bravery, that he could not, for the life of him, help postponing the explanation for a few delicious minutes; during which he had flourished, in the very zenith of a brief reputation for undaunted courage.
President of JICA will present the certificate of the Commendation and the tribute to the recipients.
Commendation conferment ceremony will be held at the Embassy of Japan in Pakistan later this year, in which the Ambassador of Japan to Pakistan will confer the commendation to Pakistan Haiku Society on behalf of the Foreign Minister of Japan, says a press release.
On 20th August 2015, the Government of Japan announced to confer this prestigious Japanese Foreign Minister's commendation to Pakistan Haiku Society.
Recommendation from patients has resulted in audiologist Gareth Morris being the only audiologist in Wales to receive the Certificate of Commendation, and one of only 12 presented in the UK among hearing professionals.
He won a special commendation in the category, for showing exceptional dedication and ongoing support to Cancer Research UK by volunteering at every Race for Life event in Wales since 2007.
Ian Wood, Bellway's construction director, added: "Gaining a commendation is a big deal.
Charlotte, a former Caludon Castle pupil, said: "I was overwhelmed to find out I had been awarded the commendation, it was a real honour to receive it and my family are extremely proud of me.