The other Guardians filed out in silence befitting a funeral.
(5) They believe in the existence of one Supreme God - a God endowed with a distinct personality, moral attributes worthy of His nature and an intelligence befitting the Governor of the universe, and they worship Him alone.
Rufus accepted the verdict with the resignation befitting a Stoic and pupil of Panaetius.
Ensconced lights glowed in the midday, and antique furniture, rare paintings, elegant marble sculptures befitting a museum, silk Persian rugs underfoot, and many other priceless displays of prestige lined the wide hall.
The recognition of Germany as a leading factor in the world's counsels had been given, and the people of Berlin could indulge in the task of embellishing the capital in a manner befitting its position.
Had the Turks kept befitting guard on the night of the 8th-9th, aware as they were that their antagonists contemplated departure, they must have detected that the British trenches had been vacated.
By care and economy, however, aided by generous royal grants, she was enabled to pay off mortgages and to bring up the children in a way befitting their rank.
As it was, he spent his money as fast as he received it, living in a style of splendour ill befitting a simple scholar, and indulging his taste for pleasure in more than questionable amusements.
It consisted almost entirely of the noble militia, and was tricked out with a splendour more befitting a bridal pageant than a battle array.
The idea is that the dead man shall enter the spirit world in a manner befitting his earthly rank, or he would be despised by the other spirits, and also that if proper respect were not shown to his remains, he might bring supernatural punishment on his relations.
Their conduct is not what civilized men would attribute to characters so august; it is what uncivilized men think probable and befitting among beings like themselves.
The prior's group "entered at the south-east angle of the green court, placed near the most sacred part of the cathedral, as befitting the distinguished ecclesiastics or nobility who were assigned to him."
In the Waldeck-Rousseau cabinet of 1899 to 1902 he was minister of marine, and in 1901 he secured the passage of a naval programme intended to raise the French navy during the next six years to a level befitting the place of France among the great powers.
The establishment of the imperial government in Berlin naturally brought with it the erection of a large number of public buildings, and the great prosperity of the country, as well as the enhanced national feeling, has enabled them to be built on a scale of splendour befitting the capital of an empire.
The senate and the estates, naturally anxious about the succession to the throne, had repeatedly urged her majesty to marry, and had indicated her cousin, Charles Gustavus, as her most befitting consort.
If you are looking for a bed befitting a princess, canopies are a great place to start.
The Celts were known for giving their warriors a burial befitting a prince.
If somewhat severe and irritable, he was at the same time scrupulously just, truthful, and steadfast; he never deserted a friend or took an unfair advantage of an antagonist; and on befitting occasions he could be cheerful and even facetious among his intimates.
Urban Outfitters will dress your teenager in teen boys' clothes that are stylish and cool with an urban edge befitting the company's name.
So, you have a very special cat, and you want to give her a bed that is befitting her status in the family.
When wearing a tuxedo on these special black tie nights, you may feel awkward at first (especially if you're not used to wearing one), but you should behave in a manner befitting your attire.
Other costumes befitting future years can include plastic dresses, space suits and aluminum jackets.
If you are going as a traditional Mrs. Claus, then you'll want to wear a costume befitting North Pole winters.
befitting only the most high-ranking chiefs.
It will make a big impact and suitable entrance which will be so befitting for what is a very special, world-renowned stadium.
Of, like, or befitting a churl; boorish or vulgar.
The Adirondack-style furniture befitting of a rustic setting may also look great in a poolside suburban setting, given the context.
Furniture is befitting of an English country estate and often includes large wooden bookcases and cabinets in deep cherry or mahogany and overstuffed upholstered pieces.
It seems only fitting Pamela Anderson was born in a month befitting a bikini.
Much of her attire wasn't befitting of a young pop star.
Some cultures have simplified Capricorn to the figure a goat, so you can use this imagery in your tat if you're one of those Caps who prefer a more down to earth design as befitting your nature.
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