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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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Here the old governor lorded it over sixty Russians, who formed the corps of the trading establishment, besides an indefinite number of Indian hunters of the Kodiak tribe, who were continually coming and going, or lounging and loitering about the fort like so many hounds round a sportsman's hunting quarters.
I sometimes met David in public places such as the Kensington Gardens, where he lorded it surrounded by his suite and wearing the blank face and glass eyes of all carriage-people.
Michael, out of love, would serve Steward, but Michael lorded it over the kinky-head.