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  • Heinrich Marx was a respected man; he was, in fact, even appointed Justizrat, an honorary title for eminent lawyers, but in his day he had joined illegal banquet clubs that drank toasts to a republican Germany, and he had reared his young son on a diet of Voltaire, Locke, and Diderot.

    The Worldly Philosophers

  • Smith -- now Bishop Smith -- who suggested the honorary title of Colonel for Mr. Myers.

    Unwritten History

  • The first teacher of repute was Pietro d 'Abano (Petrus Aponensis, 1250 to about 1320), known as the "great Lombard" -- an honorary title received during his residence at the Universlty of Paris.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 10: Mass Music-Newman

  • John conceded even in the earliest ages of Christianity, the honorary title of the "theologian" of the Evangelists.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • "presbyter" who finds it sufficient to use such an honorary title without qualification as his proper name, and was likewise an eye - and earwitness of the incidents of the Saviour's life, can be none other than the Presbyter John mentioned by Papias, who can in turn be none other than John the Apostle (cf. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, SAINT).

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 8: Infamy-Lapparent

  • Hsieh Kung is the honorary title of the poet, Hsieh T'iao, who lived in the Fifth Century A.D.

    Fir-Flower Tablets: Poems Translated From the Chinese

  • As a young man, Augustus held the honorary title of Thurinus, the man from Thurii.

    The Spartacus War

  • It was in 588, on the occasion of a council, that the Patriarch John VI, surnamed the Faster, seems to have restricted the use of the honorary title to his own see.

    The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 6: Fathers of the Church-Gregory XI

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