Highness


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(Your Highness or His Highness or Her Highness) title used to address a royal person

the quality of being high or lofty

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a high degree (of amount or force etc.)

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Look at him more closely,'' he continued, ``your highness will see that he wants three inches of King Richard's height, and twice as much of his shoulder-breadth.
His Highness desired that the history of the hunchback should be written down, and placed in the archives beside that of the barber, so that they might be associated in people's minds to the end of time.
Don Quixote turned to the duchess and said, "Your highness may conceive that never had knight-errant in this world a more talkative or a droller squire than I have, and he will prove the truth of what I say, if your highness is pleased to accept of my services for a few days.
Of the Lions, your highness must say," said Sancho, "for there is no Rueful Countenance nor any such character now.
I replied that I had but one voice, and that I had not been aware that his Royal Highness had two.
Now," resumed Grimaud, "I've only one thing more to ask -- that your highness will continue to detest me.
I doubt, however," said La Ramee, in sprightly allusion to the silence of his subordinate, "if he has said anything disagreeable to your highness.
Why, yes; but request him, if you please, that my visit be announced to his royal highness as soon as possible.
The Vicomte de Bragelonne, on the part of his highness M.
The same Providence which has willed that the concluding step in the geometrical calculation I have had the honor of describing to your royal highness should be your ascension to the throne, and the destruction of him who is hurtful to you, has also determined that the conquered one shall soon end both his own and your sufferings.
There is no danger either for you or for me, if the constancy and intrepidity of your royal highness are equal to that perfection of resemblance to your brother which nature has bestowed upon you.
Denisov, having given his name, announced that he had to communicate to his Serene Highness a matter of great importance for their country's welfare.
Your Highness," cried the Woggle-Bug, appealing to Ozma, "have I a mind's eye, or haven't I?
I come now," Inspector Jacks said slowly, "to the object of my call upon Your Highness.
Ah, Monseigneur must excuse me; I would not presume to draw such a fine distinction in the case of a man whom, I assure your Highness once more, I know only by sight.