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MAJESTY. Properly speaking, this term can be applied only to God, for it signifies that which surpasses all things in grandeur and superiority. But it is used to kings and emperors, as a title of honor. It sometimes means power, as when we say, the majesty of the people. See, Wolff, Sec. 998.

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This species of enchantment lasted until their majesties had retired into the palace.
But these orders and reports were only on paper, nothing in them was acted upon for they could not be carried out, and though they entitled one another Majesties, Highnesses, or Cousins, they all felt that they were miserable wretches who had done much evil for which they had now to pay.
Kings and queens who wear a suit but once, though made by some tailor or dressmaker to their majesties, cannot know the comfort of wearing a suit that fits.
Their Majesties are accompanied for the State Visit by a senior delegation comprising His Royal Highness Prince Abdul Malik, Her Royal Highness Princess Hajah Masna, Minister of Education Pehin Abu Bakar Apong, Minister of Finance II Pehin Abdul Rahman Ibrahim, Minister of Foreign Affairs and Trade II Pehin Lim Jock Seng, Minister of Energy at the Prime Minister s Office Pehin Yasmin Umar, as well as senior Bruneian officials.