fountain of honor

variants or fountain of justice
often capitalized F&H&J
: the British crown conceived as the source of all justice, honors, dignities, titles, peerages, and privileges
arms and honors have always proceeded from the sovereign as the fountain of honorL. G. Pine

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“Fountain of honor.” Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, Accessed 18 Jul. 2024.

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