He rode himself within a spear's-length of his standard, clad from neck to foot in steel, but draped in the long linen gown or parement which was destined to be the cause of his death.
Two hundred heavily-armed cavalry rode behind the Audley standard, while close at their heels came the Duke of Lancaster with a glittering train, heralds tabarded with the royal arms riding three deep upon cream-colored chargers in front of him.
There is no more deviation in the moral standard
than in the standard
of height or bulk.
as I served Charles I., and I feel assured that God, who listens to us, who sees us, who alone reads in your heart, shut from all human eyes, -- I am assured God will give you a happy eternal life after a happy death.' But to General Monk, to the illustrious man of whose standard I believe I have taken measure, I say: `My lord, there is for you in the history of peoples and kings a brilliant place, an immortal, imperishable glory, if alone, without any other interest but the good of your country and the interests of justice, you become the supporter of your king.
I should advise him to command in person this little army, which would, believe me, increase, and to die, standard in hand, and sword in its sheath, saying, `Englishmen!
Oil and Rockefeller--see upcoming footnote: "Rockefeller began as a member .
Again he was ab- sorbed in his duties as agent of the Standard
Those who have been accustomed to contemplate the circumstances which produce and constitute national wealth, must be satisfied that there is no common standard
or barometer by which the degrees of it can be ascertained.
Thus there is a reference here to an external standard
, for if the terms 'great' and 'small' were used absolutely, a mountain would never be called small or a grain large.
The terms of sale were lowered by him to the standard
fixed by Mr.
As I succeeded with my writing, my standard
of living rose and my horizon broadened.
Perhaps Charles Strickland was dull judged by a standard
that demanded above all things verbal scintillation; but his intelligence was adequate to his surroundings, and that is a passport, not only to reasonable success, but still more to happiness.