Highness sentence example

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  • The chief of Dhrangadra, who bears the title of Raj Sahib, with the predicate of His Highness, is head of the ancient clan of Jhala Rajputs, who are said to have entered Kathiawar from Sind in the 8th century.

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  • I need only advise anything and his Highness is sure to do the opposite, replied Bennigsen.

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  • The king was accorded the title of " His Highness the Kabaka of Buganda," and his special salute was fixed at eleven guns.

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  • By the treaty of Mengo, signed in March 1900, the young king of Buganda, Daudi Chwa, a son of Mwanga, born in 1896, was accorded the title of his Highness the Kabaka.

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  • All these various classes of princes are styled Fiirst and have the predicate " Serene Highness " (Durchlaucht).

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  • The children of the sovereign other than his eldest son, though by courtesy " princes " and " princesses, " need a royal warrant to raise them de jure above the common herd; and even then, though they be dubbed " Royal Highness " in their cradles, they remain " commoners " till raised to the peerage.

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  • As harpist to His Royal Highness The Prince of Wales, Jemima Phillips is one of the leading young harpists of her generation.

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  • It is amazing how his Serene Highness could so foresee the intentions of the French!

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  • Perhaps I may prove useful to your Serene Highness.

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  • In consequence probably of the good offices of Bubb Dodington, who was then the confidential adviser of Prince Frederick, two of his royal highness's gentlemen carried a gracious message to the printing office, and ordered seven copies for Leicester House.

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  • Raised to the rank of a princess in 1858, the countess and her children were allowed to style themselves princes and princesses of Battenberg, with the addition of Durchlaucht or Serene Highness.

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  • A first-class saloon carriage was attached to the train for Her Royal Highness and her lady-in-waiting.

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  • His most eminent highness cannot, however, bestow this commandery on any knight who is not of the grand-priory of Russia.

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  • To this day, the Grand Master of the Order of Malta is styled His Most eminent highness.

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  • Members on all sides of the House how deeply we express our sadness at the death of her royal highness Princess Margaret?

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  • The virus is so virulent, your Highness, nobody can speak the King's English any more.

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  • Germany, moreover, wounded Meneleks pride by employing merely the title of highness.

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  • Boris evidently said this to Pierre in order to be overheard by his Serene Highness.

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  • The virus is so virulent, your Highness, nobody can speak the King 's English any more.

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  • Add volume with the Your Highness collection, define curls with the Curlesque products or stay sleek and chic with the appropriately named Sleek Mystique line.

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  • Born in 1961, Princess Diana gained worldwide fame during her courtship, engagement and subsequent marriage to His Royal Highness Charles, Prince of Wales.

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  • Both Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth and His Royal Highness Prince Charles have given Burberry Royal Warrants.

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  • The title of princess of Battenberg, derived from an old residence of the grand-dukes of Hesse, was conferred, with the prefix Durchlaucht or "Serene Highness," on the countess and her descendants in 1858.

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  • As they approached, Barlaymont had been heard to say to Margaret, " What, Madam, is your Highness afraid of these beggars (gueux) ?

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  • In an act of 1534, with regard to ecclesiastical appeals from the courts of the archbishops to the crown, it is provided that the appeal shall be to the king in Chancery, "and that upon every such appeal a commission shall be directed under the great seal to such persons as shall be named by the king's highness, his heirs or successors, like as in cases of appeal from the Admiralty Court."

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  • Every time the tsar returned to Russia he received fresh accusations of peculation against "his Serene Highness."

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  • The Aga Khan reciprocated the British commander's confidence and friendship by giving repeated proofs of his devotion and attachment to the British government, and when he finally settled down in India, his position as the leader of the large Ismailiah section of Mahommedan British subjects was recognized by the government, and the title of His Highness was conferred on him, with a large pension.

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  • By a royal decree of the 10th of May following the title of "highness," with the prerogatives of younger sons of the royal house, was conferred on the two princes.

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  • In 1853 he was recalled and named president for life, with the title of Serene Highness.

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  • On the 16th of December 1853 Santa Anna issued a decree making himself dictator, with the title of serene highness.

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  • It is significant that this Bible, like Coverdale's second edition, was " set forth with the kinges most gracyous lycence," probably with the concurrence of Cranmer, since he, in a letter to Cromwell, begged him to " exhibit the book unto the king's highness, and to obtain of his grace.

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  • He therefore retained the now meaningless title of elector, with the predicate of "royal highness."

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  • This arrangement was ratified by Palmerston; and all four powers now combined to press it on the reluctant Porte, pointing out, in a joint note of the 30th of January 1841, that "they were not conscious of advising a course out of harmony with the sovereignty and legitimate rights of the sultan, or contrary to the duties imposed on the Pasha of Egypt as a subject appointed by His Highness to govern a province of the Ottoman Empire."

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  • The predicate of " Serene Highness," though borne by certain magnates who were princes before they became Russians - as in the case of the families mentioned above - is not attached to the Russian title of " prince."

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  • The duke, who bears the title of "Highness," wields the executive power while sharing the legislation with the estates.

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  • Columbus passed through the islands, and in one of his letters to Ferdinand and Isabella he said,"This country excels all others as far as the day surpasses the night in splendour; the natives love their neighbours as themselves; their conversation is the sweetest imaginable; their faces always smiling; and so gentle and so affectionate are they, that I swear to your highness there is not a better people in the world."

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  • Here are two letters from Count Nostitz and here is one from His Highness the Archduke Ferdinand and here are these," he said, handing him several papers, "make a neat memorandum in French out of all this, showing all the news we have had of the movements of the Austrian army, and then give it to his excellency."

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  • You know, of course, that His Imperial Highness rode with our regiment all the time, so that we had every comfort and every advantage.

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  • He stopped in the village at the priest's house in front of which stood the commander-in-chief's carriage, and he sat down on the bench at the gate awaiting his Serene Highness, as everyone now called Kutuzov.

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  • Prince Andrew replied that he was not on his Serene Highness' staff but was himself a new arrival.

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  • Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.

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  • He is my uncle, your Sewene Highness.

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  • Kutuzov's adjutant whispered to Prince Andrew that this was the wife of the priest whose home it was, and that she intended to offer his Serene Highness bread and salt.

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  • Her husband has welcomed his Serene Highness with the cross at the church, and she intends to welcome him in the house....

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  • Anyhow his Serene Highness knows you and will receive you graciously.

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  • Boris shrugged his shoulders, his Serene Highness would not have it, or someone persuaded him.

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  • I concluded that if I reported to your Serene Highness you might send me away or say that you knew what I was reporting, but then I shouldn't lose anything...

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  • And should your Serene Highness require a man who will not spare his skin, please think of me....

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  • All the gentlemen have gone out, and his Serene Highness himself rode past long ago.

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  • He treated his Serene Highness with a somewhat affected nonchalance intended to show that, as a highly trained military man, he left it to Russians to make an idol of this useless old man, but that he knew whom he was dealing with.

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  • I have not considered it right to conceal from your Serene Highness what I have seen.

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  • Only Malasha, Andrew's six-year-old granddaughter whom his Serene Highness had petted and to whom he had given a lump of sugar while drinking his tea, remained on the top of the brick oven in the larger room.

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  • Let us go to his Highness.

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  • There can be no doubt about it, your Highness.

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  • He, the commander-in-chief, a Serene Highness who everybody said possessed powers such as no man had ever had in Russia, to be placed in this position--made the laughingstock of the whole army!

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  • Just then the lady companion who lived with Helene came in to announce that His Highness was in the ballroom and wished to see her.

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  • Will Your Highness please take command of the first army?

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  • At first the intention of the British government was simply to restore the power of the khedive, to keep his highness for some time in the right path by friendly advice, and to withdraw the British troops as soon as possible.

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  • His Serene Highness has passed through Mozhaysk in order to join up with the troops moving toward him and has taken up a strong position where the enemy will not soon attack him.

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