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point of honour

n, pl points of honour
a circumstance, event, etc, that involves the defence of one's principles, social honour, etc
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As a first step toward that goal, he entered West Point in 1823, where he would learn the finer points of honor and nobility so foundational to the Southern way of life.
Even among intimates, disagreements over points of honor could escalate into mortal combat.
There is no reason to suppose that Brooke ever truly attempted to bring Camden's misrepresentations before the earl marshal, whose court had the power of imposing reparations in points of honor.