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military honours

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(Military) ceremonies performed by troops in honour of royalty, at the burial of an officer, etc
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George gives a shake to each of the hands he holds, and relinquishing them, backs a pace or two in a broad-chested, upright attitude, as if he had made a final confession and were immediately going to be shot with all military honours.
These two conflicting halves in the character of the Christ of the Gospels, which no sound psychology can ever reconcile, Nietzsche always kept distinct in his own mind; he could not credit the same man with sentiments sometimes so noble and at other times so vulgar, and in presenting us with this new portrait of the Saviour, purged of all impurities, Nietzsche rendered military honours to a foe, which far exceed in worth all that His most ardent disciples have ever claimed for Him.
Kohat -- Martyred Captain Nawabzada Jazib Rehman was laid to rest in the graveyard of KDA Kohat with complete military honours.
TWO First World War soldiers whose graves were wrongly marked in a Somme cemetery for more than a century have finally been laid to rest with full military honours.
The independent Tribunal was tasked with investigating the actions of 13 Australians during the Battle of Long Tan and to make a recommendation about awarding military honours, Mr Tehan said.
LARKANA -- A martyred soldier of Operation Zarb-e-Azb was laid to rest here on Thursday with military honours.
The bodies of two airmen have already been recovered and laid to rest with full military honours.
The crew of the Royal Air Force Boston Bomber, which crashed just weeks before the end of the war, were buried with full military honours at the Padua War Cemetery in northern Italy, watched by their families.
That's all very well, but Burns was buried in 1796 with full military honours as a member of the Royal Dumfries Volunteers.
Relatives of both men, who were killed on May 15, 1917, during an enemy attack near Bullecourt, while serving with the HAC's 2nd Battalion, travelled to France for the ceremony where the men, along with two unidentified comrades, were buried with full military honours.
SIR - Regarding the funeral of Margaret Thatcher which will have full military honours, I would like to know whether this is being paid for out of taxpayers' money.
The martyr was laid to rest with full military honours.

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