1 I affirm he will meet fairly every honourable challenge.
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.
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.
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.
5 The stranger must first show," said Malvoisin, "that he is good knight, and of honourable lineage.
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.
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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.
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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.
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.
10 I have valued myself on honourable toils and just rewards.
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.
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12 She fled from America to avoid you, and she married an honourable gentleman in England.
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13 I am convinced that his feelings are most deep and most honourable.
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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.
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15 For this was it a glorious, for this was it an honourable undertaking.
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