Some articles on merits, merit:

Manor C Of E School - The School Today - Merit System
... The Manor reward scheme for Years 8 ... uses stickers called Merits ... Students are awarded merits when doing well in certain subjects ... When getting 25 merits, students receive the Bronze Award certificate ...
Borys Tarasyuk - Academic Degrees and Awards
2005 State Order "For Merits", I Grade 2002 Doctor Honoris Causa of the Ivan Franko National University of Lviv 1999 State Order "For Merits", II Grade 1996 State Order ...
Orders, Decorations And Medals Of The Socialist Federal Republic Of Yugoslavia - Medals
... awarded 1 Medal for Bravery 15 August 1943 205,590 2 Medal for Merits for the People 9 June 1945 430,666 3 Medal of Labour 1 May 1945 133,233 4 Medal for Military ...
Treasury Of Merit - Early Use
... theology, in the early days of the Church, the great saints accumulated merit, which is earned by all Catholics while doing good work on Earth ... The Church had possession of these extra merits and could, in the Church's teaching, grant these in the form of indulgences. 1230, the Dominican Hugh of St-Cher proposed the idea of a Treasure House of Merit (thesaurum satisfactionum Christi et Sanctorum) at the Church's disposal, consisting of the ...

Famous quotes containing the word merits:

    This letter will be delivered to you by my child,—the child of my adoption,—my affection! Unblest with one natural friend, she merits a thousand. I send her to you innocent as an angel, and artless as purity itself; and I send you with her the heart of your friend, the only hope he has on earth, the subject of his tenderest thoughts, and the object of his latest cares.
    Frances Burney (1752–1840)

    When you overpay small people you frighten them. They know that their merits or activities entitle them to no such sums as they are receiving. As a result their boss soars out of economic into magic significance. He becomes a source of blessings rather than wages. Criticism is sacrilege, doubt is heresy.
    Ben Hecht (1893–1964)

    He utters substantial English thoughts in plainest English dialects.... Indeed, for fluency and skill in the use of the English tongue, he is a master unrivaled. His felicity and power of expression surpass even his special merits as historian and critic.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)