1 They are beautiful because they are strong and every callus is a medal, Scarlett, every blister an award for bravery and unselfishness.
2 The acclamations of thousands applauded the unanimous award of the Prince and marshals, announcing that day's honours to the Disinherited Knight.
3 He summarised the vices of many capitals and seemed inclined to award the palm to Berlin.
4 Nay, even to mere frailty they would award the lash without mercy.
5 A thanksgiving service was arranged, Kutuzov was awarded the Grand Cross of Maria Theresa, and the whole army received rewards.
6 After a while the Tsar's decree came: to set the merchant free and give him a compensation that had been awarded.
7 Come," said Monte Cristo, "this cross seems to me to be wisely awarded.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre DumasContext Highlight In Chapter 70. The Ball.
8 To the best archer a prize was to be awarded, being a bugle-horn, mounted with silver, and a silken baldric richly ornamented with a medallion of St Hubert, the patron of silvan sport.
9 On his fourth trial he had been awarded a bronze medal.
10 To such customary routine belonged his conversations with the staff, the letters he wrote from Tarutino to Madame de Stael, the reading of novels, the distribution of awards, his correspondence with Petersburg, and so on.
11 That enormous ability by virtue of which one is Moses, Aeschylus, Dante, Michael Angelo, or Napoleon, the multitude awards on the spot, and by acclamation, to whomsoever attains his object, in whatsoever it may consist.
Les Misérables (V1) By Victor HugoContext Highlight In BOOK 1: CHAPTER XII—THE SOLITUDE OF MONSEIGNEUR WELCOME