4 Selden, Titles of Honor, p. 678; Ashmole, Order of the Garter, p. 15; Favyn, Thedtre d'Honneur, ii.
Since 1805 there has existed an institution, Maison d'education de la Legion d'Honneur, for the education of the daughters, granddaughters, sisters and nieces of members of the Legion of Honour.
The main cloistered courtyard, or Cour d'Honneur, is open to the public.
At the Restoration many changes were made, the old military and religious orders were restored, and the Legion of Honour, now Ordre Royale de la Legion d'Honneur, took the lowest rank.
In the uniform of the Preobrazhensk regiment--white chamois-leather breeches and high boots-- and wearing a star Rostov did not know (it was that of the Legion d'honneur), the monarch came out into the porch, putting on his gloves and carrying his hat under his arm.
An institution upholding honor, the source of emulation, is one similar to the Legion d'honneur of the great Emperor Napoleon, not harmful but helpful to the success of the service, but not a class or court privilege.
Je vous admire, ma parole d'honneur! *
Renowned architect Rem Koolhaas, who has been the recipient of awards such as the Pritzker Prize in 2000 and the Legion d'Honneur of 2001, designed the room.
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