Some articles on degree, status:
... In some instances petitioners sought an academic degree because without one they could not hold a particular office ... and Westminster Abbey were still required to be degree-holders until recent times ... In these cases, conferring the status of a graduate is the granting of a privilege, in that the recipient has received a positive favour not generally enjoyed by most ...
Famous quotes containing the words status and/or degree:
“A genuine Left doesnt consider anyones suffering irrelevant or titillating; nor does it function as a microcosm of capitalist economy, with men competing for power and status at the top, and women doing all the work at the bottom.... Goodbye to all that.”
—Robin Morgan (b. 1941)
“And all of us, with unveiled faces, seeing the glory of the Lord as though reflected in a mirror, are being transformed into the same image from one degree of glory to another...”
—Bible: New Testament, 2 Corinthians 3:18.