The faces of those who were not conferring together were pale and perturbed.
On the 7th of June he issued a decree conferring the dignity of viceroy on Eugene de Beauharnais, his stepson; but everything showed that Napoleon's will was to be law; and the great powers at once saw that Napoleon's promise to keep the crowns of France and Italy separate was meaningless.
The polytechnic institute (Technische Hochschule) in 1899 acquired the privilege of conferring the degree of doctor of technical science.
This is done in the ancient feudal form, surviving elsewhere only in the conferring of the M.A.
His own caprices interposed some delay in the conferring of a pension which George III.