"How pleasant it is, your excellency!" he said with a respectful smile.
Edwards supposes in the nature of God an original disposition to an " emanation " of His being, and it is the excellency of this divine being, particularly in the elect, which is, in his view, the final cause and motive of the world.
"One thing I ask of your excellency," Dolokhov said in his firm, ringing, deliberate voice.
"What orders, your excellency?" said the huntsman in his deep bass, deep as a proto-deacon's and hoarse with hallooing--and two flashing black eyes gazed from under his brows at his master, who was silent.
His excellency is staying in the same house with them.
The Queen, or the Excellency of the Sea, a play of inverted passion, containing some fine sensuous lines, printed in 1653 by Alexander Singhe for private performance, has been recently edited by W.
"The whole of time is a festival unto Christians because of the excellency of the good things which have been given" is the comment of St Chrysostom on 1 Cor.
High, containing the grave of Ludwig Windthorst, "his little excellency," for many years leader of the Ultramontane (Centre) party in the imperial diet.
In May 1670 he received the titles of excellency and privy councillor; in July of the same year he was ennobled under the name of Griffenfeldt, deriving his title from the gold griffin with outspread wings which surmounted his escutcheon; in November 1673 he was created a count, a knight of the Elephant and, finally, imperial chancellor.
About the year 260 it was again propounded within the Church by Paul of Samosata, who held that, by his unique excellency, the man Jesus gradually rose to the Divine dignity, so as to be worthy of the name of God.
As long as your Excellency lives you will see that we shall never be the attacking party on another man's land."
"I will, your excellency," said Timokhin, showing by his smile that he understood his commander's wish.
"But you know the wise maxim your excellency, advising one to expect the worst," said the Austrian general, evidently wishing to have done with jests and to come to business.
"Your excellency," said he in German, stepping forward and addressing the Austrian general, "I have the honor to congratulate you."
"Yes, your excellency," answered the Ukrainian gaily, tossing his head.
"Would not your excellency like a little refreshment?" he said.
"Hadn't I better ride over, your excellency?" asked Nesvitski.
"Oh, your excellency!" said Franz, with difficulty rolling the portmanteau into the vehicle, "we are to move on still farther.
Your excellency, I should like to be of use here.
"Captain Tushin's, your excellency!" shouted the red-haired, freckled gunner in a merry voice, standing to attention.
"Please, your excellency, for God's sake!" he kept saying, glancing for support at an officer of the suite who turned away from him.
"Quite avare, your excellency," suddenly shouted the colonel, touching his horse and turning purple in the face.
"Your excellency, here are two trophies," said Dolokhov, pointing to the French sword and pouch.
When I saw, your excellency, that their first battalion was disorganized, I stopped in the road and thought: 'I'll let them come on and will meet them with the fire of the whole battalion'--and that's what I did.
"And, if your excellency will allow me to express my opinion," he continued, "we owe today's success chiefly to the action of that battery and the heroic endurance of Captain Tushin and his company," and without awaiting a reply, Prince Andrew rose and left the table.
"His Excellency Prince Vasili Kuragin and his son, I understand?" she said inquiringly.
"The picket is still on the hill, your excellency, just where it was in the evening," reported Rostov, stooping forward with his hand at the salute and unable to repress the smile of delight induced by his ride and especially by the sound of the bullets.
"Your excellency," said Rostov, "may I ask a favor?"
"I intended to re-form them beyond the village, your excellency," answered the general.
"Plenty of time, your excellency," muttered Kutuzov in the midst of a yawn.
"The Apsherons must be stopped, your excellency," cried he.
"And if I should meet His Majesty before I meet the commander-in-chief, your excellency?" said Rostov, with his hand to his cap.
That's so, your excellency, all they have to do is to eat a good dinner, but providing it and serving it all up, that's not their business!
"The countess told me to inquire whether your excellency was at home," said the valet.
"Your excellency, should not Mary Bogdanovna be sent for?" said one of the maids who was present.
The postmaster came in and began obsequiously to beg his excellency to wait only two hours, when, come what might, he would let his excellency have the courier horses.
"I make bold to ask your excellency to move a little for this gentleman," said the postmaster, entering the room followed by another traveler, also detained for lack of horses.
"If you please, your excellency, Petrusha has brought some papers," said one of the nursemaids to Prince Andrew who was sitting on a child's little chair while, frowning and with trembling hands, he poured drops from a medicine bottle into a wineglass half full of water.
"I am not petitioning, your excellency," returned Prince Andrew quietly.
His Majesty the Emperor has deigned to send your excellency a project submitted by me...
"Yes, your excellency," answered Daniel, quickly doffing his cap.
"Well, good-by, your excellency, keep well!" said Rostopchin, getting up with characteristic briskness and holding out his hand to the prince.
"Good day, your excellency!" he said, again holding out his hand to Anatole who had just come in.
I couldn't hold them in, my hands grew numb in the sharp frost so that I threw down the reins--'Catch hold yourself, your excellency!' says I, and I just tumbled on the bottom of the sleigh and sprawled there.
"Where to now, your excellency?" asked the coachman.
"Excuse me, your excellency," he began.
Your excellency! answered Alpatych, immediately recognizing the voice of his young prince.
"Your... your excellency," stammered Alpatych and broke into sobs.
"Are we really quite lost, your excellency?" he asked again.
His excellency Prince Andrew himself gave me orders to move all the people away and not leave them with the enemy, and there is an order from the Tsar about it too.
Your excellency, how come you to be here? asked the doctor.
You see, we were going away, so he would get it all; wasn't it so, your excellency? and again Timokhin turned to the prince.
Your excellency! he kept repeating pertinaciously while he shook Pierre by the shoulder without looking at him, having apparently lost hope of getting him to wake up.
Allow me to tell you, your excellency, that that question has no meaning for a Russian.
"Your excellency!" he said.
Your excellency! some voice was repeating.
"Please step into the gallery, your excellency," said the major-domo.
"Yes, your excellency," replied Gerasim.
"Yes, your excellency," said Gerasim after thinking for a moment.
"Your honor..." replied the shopman in the frieze coat, "your honor, in accord with the proclamation of his highest excellency the count, they desire to serve, not sparing their lives, and it is not any kind of riot, but as his highest excellence said..."
Your excellency, the superintendent of the lunatic asylum has come: what are your commands?
Your excellency, there are some political prisoners, Meshkov, Vereshchagin...
"It is, your excellency," replied the adjutant.
Your excellency, they say they have got ready, according to your orders, to go against the French, and they shouted something about treachery.
But it is a turbulent crowd, your excellency--I hardly managed to get away from it.
Your excellency, I venture to suggest...
"I have found out everything, your excellency: the Rostovs are staying at the merchant Bronnikov's house, in the Square not far from here, right above the Volga," said the courier.
If I may take the liberty, your excellency, it would be a good thing.
According to Selden it denotes "an excellency or pre-eminence only, not a superiority or power over other dukes, as in archbishop it doth over other bishops."
Even such titles as" Excellency," Honourable," Mr "were distasteful to him.
"When would you like them, your excellency?" asked Dmitri.
Well, your excellency, what?
But what about your excellency?... nobody knows.
Your excellency, you gave him leave yourself, on the march.
"As far as the service goes he is quite punctilious, your excellency; but his character..." said Timokhin.
Hm!--his excellency is a puppy....
Your excellency, the Director of the Registrar's Department has sent for instructions...
"To be sure, your excellency," replied the architect.