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The first in honour as in arms, in renown as in place,'' said the Pilgrim, ``was the brave Richard, King of England.
The sixth,'' said the Palmer, after a pause, in which he seemed to recollect himself, ``was a young knight of lesser renown and lower rank, assumed into that honourable company, less to aid their enterprise than to make up their number his name dwells not in my memory.
I will myself tell the name of the knight before whose lance fortune and my horse's fault occasioned my falling it was the Knight of Ivanhoe; nor was there one of the six that, for his years, had more renown in arms.
The first who gave renown to this soldiery was Alberigo da Conio,[*] the Romagnian.
It is easy to see at once that a tailor of such renown, instead of running after customers, made difficulties about obliging any fresh ones.
And thus ended the famous bout between Little John and Eric o' Lincoln of great renown.
Eckert's renown as a reformed assassin or a retired pirate of the Spanish Main had not reached any ear in Marion.
When he had finished this, he went away to Euboea and settled there, and because of his renown was taken into the number of the stars in heaven, and won undying remembrance.
kind of renown most accessible and acceptable to mediocrity.
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renown Journalist Malik Mushtaq Ahmad, administered the proceeding in the Seminar, which was attended Ideology of Pakistan Forum Chairman Qazi Muhammad Advocate, renown Education expert Qazi Bashir Uddin, District Bar Haripur President Malik Asad Ullah Advocate, Raja Jabaar Advocate, Member District Council Doctor Irfan Nasir along with scores of students.
Addressing a press conference here, Gul Naseeb said JUI-F Central Ameer Maulana Fazlur Rehman, Federal Minister for Housing Akram Khan Durrani, renown atomic scientist, Dr Abdul Qadeer Khan and legendary cricketer Shahid Khan Afridi would participate in the day long event.