"You shall not only have the Society's great gold medal
, but its recommendation for employment at the various life-boat stations along the coast.
Ruby, perceiving the Queen's calendar lying on the table, wanted to know if Anne meant to try for the gold medal
de P 's life Razumov resolved to have a good try for the silver medal
Your grandfather insisted on keeping his medals
in my dressing-room, as he says.
His cheap workshirt, incongruously brilliant with the gold of the medals
that flashed in the firelight, was open in front, showing the smooth skin and splendid swell of chest.
The erudite gentleman in whom I confided congealed before I was half through!--it is all that saved him from exploding--and my dreams of an Honorary Fellowship, gold medals
, and a niche in the Hall of Fame faded into the thin, cold air of his arctic atmosphere.
Here, however, it gradually came into David's eyes that, after all, I was a strange man, and they opened wider and wider, until they were the size of my medals
, and then, with the deliberation that distinguishes his smile, he slowly prepared to howl.
In 1809 he was a captain in the Guards, wore medals
, and held some special lucrative posts in Petersburg.
Then magnificent gold medals
set with precious stones were presented to each of the twenty-six officers; and the Tin Woodman was given a new axe studded with diamonds; and the Scarecrow received a silver jar of complexion powder.
On completing his high school and university courses with medals
, Alexey Alexandrovitch had, with his uncle's aid, immediately started in a prominent position in the service, and from that time forward he had devoted himself exclusively to political ambition.
THAT uses the individual for its own ends, trampling upon him if he thwarts it, rewarding him with medals
, pensions, honours, when he serves it faithfully; THIS, strong only in his independence, threads his way through the state, for convenience' sake, paying in money or service for certain benefits, but with no sense of obligation; and, indifferent to the rewards, asks only to be left alone.
'They did not hang medals
in those days on all who by accident had heard a gun fired.