To respect the person

to favor a person, or persons on corrupt grounds; to show partiality.
- Macaulay.

See also: Respect

Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary, published 1913 by G. & C. Merriam Co.
References in classic literature ?
The outlaws, whom the severity of the forest laws had reduced to this roving and desperate mode of life, were chiefly peasants and yeomen of Saxon descent, and were generally supposed to respect the persons and property of their countrymen.
You have to respect the person that you're going to love, and you have to be confident in yourself and love yourself." - Zac Posen Turning 37, Zachary E.
In his address Mufti urges citizens of the republic and all Muslims to respect the person, despite his skin color, nationality, language and religion.
Describing himself as trusting to a fault, he stressed the need to respect the person, i.e., "the person deserves to be treated just like I want to be treated."
CINCINNATI -- Cincinnati's Archbishop Daniel Pilarczyk has barred Catholic schools from visiting a controversial science exhibit on the human body, saying that it "fails to respect the persons involved."