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eminence

Anatomy a projection of an organ or part

Eminence

, Eminency
a title used to address or refer to a cardinal
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Is to do what you most want, to live under the conditions that please you, in peace with yourself, to make a hash of life; and is it success to be an eminent surgeon with ten thousand a year and a beautiful wife?
It may be said, indeed, that English society being what it is, no very great merit is required, once you bear a well-known name, to put you into a position where it is easier on the whole to be eminent than obscure.
Like many eminent actors, she was famous for the way in which she would utter one single expression in a play.
In the absence of any such proof, and in the face of the evidence of two eminent physicians, it is impossible to dispute the statement on the certificate that his lordship died a natural death.
Not one man in a thousand has accuracy of eye and judgment sufficient to become an eminent breeder.
At the present time, eminent breeders try by methodical selection, with a distinct object in view, to make a new strain or sub-breed, superior to anything existing in the country.
As truth distinguishes our writings from those idle romances which are filled with monsters, the productions, not of nature, but of distempered brains; and which have been therefore recommended by an eminent critic to the sole use of the pastry-cook; so, on the other hand, we would avoid any resemblance to that kind of history which a celebrated poet seems to think is no less calculated for the emolument of the brewer, as the reading it should be always attended with a tankard of good ale--
In the course of fifteen or eighteen months' daily and constant attention to this eminent finishing governess, what a deal of secrets Amelia learned, which Miss Wirt and the black-eyed young ladies over the way, which old Miss Pinkerton of Chiswick herself, had no cognizance of
The other guest, who sat on my young lady's right hand, was an eminent public character--being no other than the celebrated Indian traveller, Mr.
How you have escaped them I can't imagine," says the eminent traveller, lighting his cheroot again, and staring hard at Mr.
Let me make two eminent personages known to one another: Mr.
I would say, Eminent Bodymaster, that if a man should be wanted I should take it as an honour to be chosen to help the lodge.