"I do not dispute that, but it cannot be denied that court privileges have attained the same end," returned Prince Andrew.
"No," said Prince Andrew, "my father did not wish me to take advantage of the privilege. I began the service from the lower grade."
"An institution upholding honor, the source of emulation, is one similar to the Legion d'honneur of the great Emperor Napoleon, not harmful but helpful to the success of the service, but not a class or court privilege."
"Yet you do not care to avail yourself of the privilege, Prince," said Speranski, indicating by a smile that he wished to finish amiably an argument which was embarrassing for his companion.
"The institution of Senatorial Privilege enabled the Roman Republic to conquer the world.
If you look at society as a whole from this point of view, you will soon see, as I do, that the privilege of election ought only to be exercised by men who possess wealth, power, or intelligence, and you will likewise see that the action of the deputies they may choose to represent them should be considerably restricted.
It is an inspiring sight when one stands on the platform there and sees before him eleven or twelve hundred earnest young men and women; and one cannot but feel that it is a privilege to help to guide them to a higher and more useful life.
I had not had the privilege of sitting down to a dining-table until I was quite well grown.
Washington and myself a reception, at which we had the privilege of meeting some of the best people in England.
It was a great privilege to meet throughout England those who had known and honoured the late William Lloyd Garrison, the Hon.
This large work could not be accomplished if the badge-holders stood upon their privilege
and ceased to volunteer.