But probably the prefectorial dignity would have been sufficient, if you hadn't smashed it up.
Betteridge got a lecture on military discipline and on prefectorial dignity.
In his eyes the prefectorial system was created for his express convenience and glorification.
Within a week he would finish his plan of prefectorial changes.
Public opinion, Housemasters, the prefectorial system—these have combined to modify his absolutism.
The prefectorial dignity seemed in a way to descend on Gordon; just then life was very good.
He was right, except that the headmaster took the matter out of the prefectorial hands and soundly flogged the culprits himself.