1 To have them was in itself a distinction, though it was also, in most cases, a death-warrant.
2 Mere display left her with a sense of superior distinction; but she felt an affinity to all the subtler manifestations of wealth.
3 It was Selden's distinction that he had never forgotten the way out.
4 I seize the distinction, but I don't mind it, since doing the one involved doing the other.
5 His decent gray suit, made by Nat Hicks of Gopher Prairie, might have been of sheet iron; it had no distinction of cut, no easy grace like the diplomat's Burberry.
6 It picks at information which will visibly procure money or social distinction.
7 I abandon the glory and distinction of such offices to those who like them.
8 But they precisely agree in all their grand features; nor has there yet been presented a single determinate fact upon which to ground a radical distinction.
9 There was not a man in Black Hawk who had the intelligence or cultivation, much less the personal distinction, of Antonia's father.
10 In fact, they knew nothing of any of their neighbors; their lodgers were all people of the highest distinction, they assured Edna.
11 "'Tis the name his Canada fathers have given to Magua," returned the runner, with an air that manifested his pride at the distinction.
12 I have no father to expect me, and but few friends to lament a fate which I have courted with the insatiable longings of youth after distinction.
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13 There was nothing in the air or attire of this Indian that would seem to entitle him to such a distinction.
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14 They advised her to be attentive to the wants of her companion, and never to forget the distinction which the Manitou had so wisely established between them.
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15 I spects I 's the wickedest critter in the world; and Topsy would cut a summerset, and come up brisk and shining on to a higher perch, and evidently plume herself on the distinction.'