As he had already told him, he said, there was no chapel in the castle, nor was it needed for what remained to be done, for, as he understood the ceremonial of the order, the whole point of being dubbed a knight lay in the accolade and in the slap on the shoulder, and that could be administered in the middle of a field; and that he had now done all that was needful as to watching the armour, for all requirements were satisfied by a watch of two hours only, while he had been more thanů
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The Heisman Trophy is the highest accolade in college football.
Accolades just wash off them, they shy away from the spotlight, but in the end they have one precious reward-when their days of combat are over, they know precisely who they are and what they stand for.