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  • v. Present participle of honour.

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Examples

  • May I suggest, that in honouring the promise you made your wife, the sonnet form you choose is the Italian Sonnet form, which is Petrarchan; so obviously will be in iambic pentameter, but the most comfortable and (in my opinion) elegant form: abbacddceffegg.

    Roses and poems « Write Anything

  • My objective this afternoon has been to report to you the role that the Immigration and Refugee Board plays in honouring our country's international obligation to refugee protection.

    Canada's Refugee Determination Process

  • Reverend Sir, distinguished guests, ladies and gentlemen: Today our speaker is perpetuating that finest of traditions of presidents of Canadian National and Canadian Pacific in honouring The Empire Club of Canada with an address when matters of unusual national significance arise regarding transportation.

    The Ways and the Means

  • In my own work I have tried to follow the lines which Keith Lucas would have developed if he had lived, and I am happy to think that in honouring me with the Nobel Prize you have honoured the master as well as the pupil.

    Edgar Adrian - Nobel Lecture

  • Mr. John Erskine will assist us in honouring the largest school of music in the British Empire and the subject of his address will be "IDEALS OF MUSIC IN THE NEW WORLD".

    Ideals of Music in the New World

  • Mr. McKenzie has made a valuable contribution to our knowledge of the situation and on behalf of the Members of the Empire Club, I thank him most heartily for his kindness in honouring us today.

    The Challenge of Democracy

  • We can only honour it on that account; in honouring it, we honour ourselves.

    Nationhood Within the Empire

  • The manifestation of the value we set on one another is that which is commonly called honouring and dishonouring.

    Chapter X. Of Power, Worth, Dignity, Honour, and Worthiness

  • Cape Town honoured itself in honouring the veteran who, whatever his faults of judgment, had served the Colony single-heartedly to the utmost of his strength, who by his military genius and promptitude in action had conferred upon it in the past enormous benefits, and whose warmth of heart and loyalty of character had endeared him to all who had known him.

    The Autobiography of Liuetenant-General Sir Harry Smith, Baronet of Aliwal on the Sutlej, G. C. B.

  • True love, as it does not spare charges, so it does not spare pains, in honouring Christ.

    Commentary on the Whole Bible Volume V (Matthew to John)

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