This artful allusion to benefits conferred
brought Tupman to his feet, looking as if he had quite made up his mind.
The less zealous English thought they conferred
a sufficient honor on its unsullied fountains, when they bestowed the name of their reigning prince, the second of the house of Hanover.
These names of gentleman and lady had a meaning, in the past history of the world, and conferred
privileges, desirable or otherwise, on those entitled to bear them.
He was lodged in the prison, not as suspected of any offence, but as the most convenient and suitable mode of disposing of him, until the magistrates should have conferred
with the Indian sagamores respecting his ransom.
Every knight of the Table jumped for the chance, and begged for it; but to their vexation and chagrin the king conferred
it upon me, who had not asked for it at all.
The men created a couple of new ranks, thitherto unknown to the army regulations, and conferred
them upon Cathy, with ceremonies suitable to a duke.
The cross of the Legion of Honor has been conferred
He was called the smartest and most trusty fel- low, who had this honor conferred
upon him the most frequently.
His father's marriage," he said, "had been the wisest measure, every friend must rejoice in it; and the family from whom he had received such a blessing must be ever considered as having conferred
the highest obligation on him.
I'll get admitted there, and I'll stir up mutiny; and you, three-tailed bashaw as you are, sir, shall in a trice find yourself fettered amongst our hands: nor will I, for one, consent to cut your bonds till you have signed a charter, the most liberal that despot ever yet conferred
They had conferred
together until the last moment, when it was necessary for the French gentlemen to be landed in their boat.
Then up rose Mrs Cratchit, Cratchit's wife, dressed out but poorly in a twice-turned gown, but brave in ribbons, which are cheap and make a goodly show for sixpence; and she laid the cloth, assisted by Belinda Cratchit, second of her daughters, also brave in ribbons; while Master Peter Cratchit plunged a fork into the saucepan of potatoes, and getting the corners of his monstrous shirt collar (Bob's private property, conferred
upon his son and heir in honour of the day) into his mouth, rejoiced to find himself so gallantly attired, and yearned to show his linen in the fashionable Parks.