HONOURABLE in a Sentence

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honourable
 a.  worthy of being honored; entitled to honor and respect
 a.  adhering to ethical and moral principles
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  I affirm he will meet fairly every honourable challenge.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER V
2  To you four, sirs," replied the Knight, addressing those who had last spoken, "and to your honourable and valiant masters, I have one common reply.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
3  Hear me, and I will tell thee of an enterprise, in which, if thou be'st really that which thou seemest, thou mayst take an honourable part.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
4  I claim," said Athelstane, "an honourable imprisonment, with due care of my board and of my couch, as becomes my rank, and as is due to one who is in treaty for ransom.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXVII
5  The stranger must first show," said Malvoisin, "that he is good knight, and of honourable lineage.
Ivanhoe By Walter Scott
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIII
6  After all, if she had money and means, and he had none, he should be too proud and honourable to hold back his tenderness from her on that account.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 18
7  She had hoped that, to a man like her uncle, so discerning, so honourable, so good, the simple acknowledgment of settled dislike on her side would have been sufficient.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
8  A poor honourable is no catch, and I cannot imagine any liking in the case, for take away his rants, and the poor baron has nothing.
Mansfield Park By Jane Austen
Get Context   In CHAPTER XL
9  Sir Walter, however, would choose his own means, and at last wrote a very fine letter of ample explanation, regret, and entreaty, to his right honourable cousin.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 16
10  I have valued myself on honourable toils and just rewards.
Persuasion By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 23
11  And when he speaks of Irene Adler, or when he refers to her photograph, it is always under the honourable title of the woman.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In I. A Scandal in Bohemia
12  She fled from America to avoid you, and she married an honourable gentleman in England.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In III. THE ADVENTURE OF THE DANCING MEN
13  I am convinced that his feelings are most deep and most honourable.
The Return of Sherlock Holmes By Arthur Conan Doyle
Get Context   In IV. THE ADVENTURE OF THE SOLITARY CYCLIST
14  Having paid his debts, therefore, in the most honourable manner, he retreated with his daughter to the town of Lucerne, where he lived unknown and in wretchedness.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 1
15  For this was it a glorious, for this was it an honourable undertaking.
Frankenstein By Mary Wollstonecraft (Godwin) Shelley
Get Context   In Chapter 24
Example Sentence: (42 in 3 pages)
16  I esteem it an honour to attend this meeting.
17  To care for wisdom and truth and the improvement of the soul is far better than to seek money and honour and reputation.
18  Money is a bottomless sea, in which honour, conscience and truth may be drowned.
19  Honour to whom honour is due.
20  He who does not honour his wife, dishonours himself.
21  Better die with honour than live with shame.
22  Better poor with honour than rich with shame.
23  Learning is wealth to the poor, an honour to the rich, an aid to the young, and a support and comfort to the aged.
24  He called for a campaign of civil disobedience if the president did not honour the election results.
25  It was a rare honour to be made a fellow of the college.
26  It is better to die with honour than to live in infamy.
27  A commemorative medal was struck in honour of the event.
28  To preserve a friend three things are required: to honour him present, praise him absent, and assist him in his necessities.
29  From the father comes honour; from the mother, comfort.
30  Take honour from me and my life is undone.