Lordship


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a title used to address any British peer except a duke and extended to a bishop or a judge

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We will therefore take our leave of these good people, and attend his lordship and his fair companions, who made such good expedition that they performed a journey of ninety miles in two days, and on the second evening arrived in London, without having encountered any one adventure on the road worthy the dignity of this history to relate.
Your Lordship would treat me as if I were one of the vulgar who, being ignorant of Mathematics, suppose that a Woman is really a Straight Line, and only of One Dimension.
But am I to suppose that your Lordship gives to brightness the title of a Dimension, and that what we call "bright" you call "high"?
His lordship, on returning from the station, stepped up into Miss Halcombe's sitting-room to make his inquiries.
Good-morning, sir," said his lordship, stepping forward in the most urbane manner, and stopping the doctor, with a high-bred resolution impossible to resist, "I greatly fear you find no improvement in the symptoms to-day?
If my late beloved husband had been so fortunate as to know his lordship, how highly he and the Count would have esteemed each other!
His lordship spoke with extreme feeling and kindness.
Sir Percival seemed to feel the loss of his lordship in various ways, and appeared also, I thought, much depressed and altered by the sickness and sorrow in the house.
His lordship was a married man, he was old enough to be Miss Halcombe's father, and he saw her in the presence of a female relative, Lady Glyde's aunt.
His lordship made all his inquiries by deputy, and remained continually in company with Sir Percival downstairs.
Then came his lordship, with Mr Willet at his bridle rein; and, last of all, his lordship's secretary--for that, it seemed, was Gashford's office.
For my lord,' said John--it is odd enough, but certain people seem to have as great a pleasure in pronouncing titles as their owners have in wearing them--'this room, my lord, isn't at all the sort of place for your lordship, and I have to beg your lordship's pardon for keeping you here, my lord, one minute.
And of a blessed yesterday,' said his lordship, raising his head.
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By JAMES KAHONGEHReal estate firm Lordship Africa on Tuesday unveiled an ambitious Sh5 billion residential apartment project in Nairobi's Upper Hill.