The unwholesome-looking little moral agent of destruction exulted silently in the possession of personal prestige
, keeping in check this man armed with the defensive mandate of a menaced society.
Colonel Scott was the President of the Pennsylvania Railroad, and therefore a man of the highest prestige
in the city.
Infadoos was delighted, foreseeing that the possession of such an article would increase his prestige
enormously, and after several vain attempts he actually succeeded in screwing it into his own eye.
How could they fail to see how they were ruining themselves, lowering their prestige
by this appointment?
Such is the prestige
, the privilege, and the burden of command.
Carr smiled, and dropped the subject, but it is probable that his daughters' want of sympathy with his acquaintances did not in the least interfere with his social prestige
In fact, without any one being able to explain the ascendancy which this young girl obtained over all who came in contact with her, she exercised over the little world around her a prestige
not unlike that of Bonaparte upon his soldiers.
Ethan was aware that, in regard to the important question of surgical intervention, the female opinion of the neighbourhood was divided, some glorying in the prestige
conferred by operations while others shunned them as indelicate.