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praise from Sir Hubert

The most prestigious compliment one can receive. Derived from a line in the 1797 Thomas Morton play A Cure for the Heartache. The CEO actually commended you for your work on the project? Wow, that's praise from Sir Hubert indeed!
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"Hubert is a fine actor," she remarked, fanning herself.
The letters brought her news of the failure of last year's fruit crop in New Zealand, which was a serious matter, for Hubert, her only brother, made his living on a fruit farm, and if it failed again, of course, he would throw up his place, come back to England, and what were they to do with him this time?
Then, throwing the end of his cigar into the ditch, he cried out vehemently: "I swear by Saint Hubert that never again will I trust myself in unknown territory with a statesman, though he be, like you, my dear d'Albon, a college mate."
These six men were Gilbert o' the Red Cap, Adam o' the Dell, Diccon Cruikshank, William o' Leslie, Hubert o' Cloud, and Swithin o' Hertford.
Hubert to the man who is the first to sound the mort." He shook his bridle as he spoke, and thundered away, his knights lying low upon their horses and galloping as hard as whip and spur would drive them, in the hope of winning the king's prize.
Hubert Minnis has died in the United States, according to a statement posted on the website of the ruling Free National Movement (FNM) on Wednesday.
WEARING a black armband as he stood on the top step of a Formula One podium for the first time in his career, Charles Leclerc pointed to the sky to acknowledge Anthoine Hubert, the young French driver killed at Spa-Francorchamps on Saturday.
Less than 24 hours after Leclerc's French motor racing contemporary, Anthoine Hubert, was killed at the Spa-Francorchamps venue, the young Monegasque driver delivered a dominant display to take the chequered flag in his friend's honour.
This race was played out less than 24 hours after 22-year-old French driver Anthoine Hubert was killed in Saturday's devastating 160mph Formula Two crash at Spa.
CHARLES LECLERC dedicated his maiden Formula One victory to his friend Anthoine Hubert who was killed in Saturday's F2 race at Spa.
The mother and brother of Anthoine Hubert hold his helmet during a moment of silence
Mourners from across the world of motor racing have shared messages of condolence following the death of Formula Two driver Anthoine Hubert at the Belgian Grand Prix.
LEWIS HAMILTON led tributes to racing prodigy Anthoine Hubert, who died following a horror crash in the feature F2 race at the Belgian Grand Prix yesterday.
1 (BNA): French racing driver Anthoine Hubert has died after a high-speed crash during a Formula Two race at the Belgian Grand Prix.