Then it was too late; Victor Emmanuel asked Thiers if he could give his word of honor that with 100,000 Italian troops France could be saved, but Thiers remained silent.
You give me your word of honor not to go?
Nicholas had replied that it would be more than enough for him and that he gave his word of honor not to take anything more till the spring.
Pierre gave his word of honor.
I give you my word of honor," said Napoleon, forgetting that his word of honor could carry no weight--"I give you my word of honor that I have five hundred and thirty thousand men this side of the Vistula.