As for me, much esteemed
prince, I am sensible of having experienced the honour of your confidence in a certain matter up to a certain point, but never beyond that point.
The King was beside himself with joy, and was astonished at how clever a man Ring was in all kinds of feats, so that he esteemed
him still more highly than before, and betrothed his daughter to him; and the feast for this was to last all through Christmastide.
The book treats of the weakness of human kind, and is in little esteem
, except among the women and the vulgar.
eloquence highly, and was in raptures with poesy; but I thought that both were gifts of nature rather than fruits of study.
Fouquet's tailor, and that the superintendent highly esteemed
I was wrong to forget myself and you, as I did; but let me implore you to forget and forgive my rash presumption, and think of me as if those words had never been spoken; for, believe me, I regret them deeply, and the loss of your esteem
is too severe a penalty: I cannot bear it.'
Much might be ruminated here, concerning the essential dignity of this regal process, because in common life we esteem
but meanly and contemptibly a fellow who anoints his hair, and palpably smells of that anointing.
It happened that the cat met the fox in a forest, and as she thought to herself: 'He is clever and full of experience, and much esteemed
in the world,' she spoke to him in a friendly way.
In his humble sphere he was esteemed
an honest man, although like many of his class in English towns he was somewhat addicted to drink.
"I have never yet known what it was to separate esteem