unhonoured

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unhonoured

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unhonored

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not honoured
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With the spirit of prophecy upon me, I could look into the future and see her erect statues and monuments to her unspeakable Georges and other royal and noble clothes-horses, and leave unhonored the creators of this world -- after God -- Gutenburg, Watt, Arkwright, Whitney, Morse, Stephenson, Bell.
At the fall of the Roman Empire, which marks the beginning of the Middle Ages, the corrupt Roman drama, proscribed by the Church, had come to an unhonored end, and the actors had been merged into the great body of disreputable jugglers and inferior minstrels who wandered over all Christendom.
I knew I would go down to my grave unwept, unhonored and unsung."
It will be a movement beginning in the far-off past, a thing obscure and unhonored, a thing easy to ridicule, easy to despise; a thing unlovely, wearing the aspect of vengeance and hate--but to you, the working-man, the wage-slave, calling with a voice insistent, imperious--with a voice that you cannot escape, wherever upon the earth you may be!
What matters it- What matters it, my fairest, and my best, That we go down unhonored and forgotten Into the dust- so we descend together.
ZY, 29.2 states: "Unhonored, he cannot command credence, and not being credited, the people would not follow his rules." (44) Continuing, this passage reads: "The Way of the exemplary ruler is rooted in his own character and conduct, and sufficient attestation of them is given by the people." (45)
There, after several years of bureaucratic infighting over an unhonored agreement to make current affairs its own division, Fisher was promoted sideways to director of TV development.
Tunden's act goes unhonored, however, what does that omission suggest both of his status as a Western, white person, and secondly, as a so-called "Western Buddhist"?
as individuals we must go forward and contribute our something toward the press of interest that impels forward; who moves not will be pushed aside; or irresistibly borne forward, uncared for and unhonored." (18)
that we might still be doomed to die as a cipher in some vast statistical operation in which our teeth would be counted, and our hair would be saved, but our death itself would be unknown, unhonored, and unremarked ...
As a result, he has died unhonored.With not just his immediate family,but the entire LTTE leadership wipedout, his Eelam dream lies in ruins.
The fact that the Master Genius is "destined to fulfill the great mission of creating an American literature" is underscored by the fact that the Man of Fancy has, like the western emigrants, discovered the value of exploring this national treasure that has otherwise gone "unhonored" and "unrecognized" (66).