Sentence Examples with the word honorable

Kept him in a kind of honorable captivity till he had extorted a strange pledge from him.

You know, Count, it is much more honorable to admit one's mistake than to let matters become irreparable.

Ignored and flouted by the kings ministers, who had sent him into a kind of honorable banishment as lord-lieutenant of Ireland, and had forbidden him to re-enter the realm.

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The duke of Albany, who became regent when Robert died, had no wish to see his nephew return, and concluded a corrupt agreement with the king of England, by which he undertook to keep Scotland out of the strife, if Henry would prevent the rightful heir from returning to claim his own.i Hence Albany and his son ruled at Edinburgh for seventeen years, while James was detained in an honorable captivity at Windsor.

He always hoped to bring about an honorable agreement between the two adversaries, and in his estimation the advantages of peace outweighed personal interest.

It is there that the fugitive slave, and the Mexican prisoner on parole, and the Indian come to plead the wrongs of his race, should find them; on that separate, but more free and honorable ground, where the State places those who are not with her, but against her--the only house in a slave State in which a free man can abide with honor.

Frederick returned into an honorable captivity and died in January 1330.

You are the strongest, most honorable person I've ever known.

Benjamin Sulte'S Comprehensive Histoire Des Canadians Francais (1882) Is A Well Written, Many Sided Work: Thomas Chapais' Monographs Are As Firmly Grounded As They Are Finely Expressed; His Jean Talon (1904) Is Of Prime Importance; And His Montcalm (1901) Is The Generous Amende Honorable Paid By French Canadian Literature To A Much Misrepresented, But Admirably Wrought, Career.

It wasn't an honorable trade in my time, but money made up for it.