How noble of you.
His name is remembered in our country as that of a brave and noble man.
That is very noble of you.
Instead of noblemen, let us have noble villages of men.
He sounded noble, not at all sleazy like the other night.
I divined his noble, resolute, self-sacrificing spirit too, she said to herself.
You have a noble master who will find places for all your children.
How noble and kingly the King was, especially in his misfortunes!
What will Nicholas, dear noble Nicholas, do when he hears of it?
He bristled at the mention of Rhyn in the same sentence as Andre. One half-brother had been noble, courageous, honorable, willing to sacrifice himself for their cause. Rhyn was the opposite.
And Fedya, with his noble spirit, loved him and even now never says a word against him.
You could finance the entire government and its (hopefully) noble agenda, by this method alone.
And she began to cry again because he had such a noble soul.
To read well, that is, to read true books in a true spirit, is a noble exercise, and one that will task the reader more than any exercise which the customs of the day esteem.
CAMILLO PORZIO (1526-1580?), Italian historian, belonged to a wealthy and noble Neapolitan family, and was the son of the philosopher, Simone Porzio.
"A noble response," Wynn said.
How ridiculous it is to say I had drunk so copiously of the noble spirit of Dr. Howe that I was fired with the desire to rescue from darkness and obscurity the little Alabamian!
Propertius's family was not "noble," ii.
This man was too noble to kill any but a warrior.
Then would their children grow stately as noble trees, and their thoughts sweet and pure as wayside flowers.
How noble of the beast that nearly destroyed the world once!
She gave him his love of music and schooled him in all the proper ways a noble man should behave.
The site was five acres, and the building is described in the letters patent " as a fitting and noble college mansion in honour of the most glorious Virgin Mary and St Bernard in Northgates Street outside the Northgate of Oxford."
Gilbert de Lafayette's father and grandfather and great-grandfather had all been brave and noble men.
They are noble women, and they love Rome.
Surely there are hearts and hands ever ready to make it possible for generous intentions to be wrought into noble deeds.
She is in love with noble things, with noble thoughts, and with the characters of noble men and women.
I believe every child has hidden away somewhere in his being noble capacities which may be quickened and developed if we go about it in the right way; but we shall never properly develop the higher natures of our little ones while we continue to fill their minds with the so-called rudiments.
They make shift to live merely by conformity, practically as their fathers did, and are in no sense the progenitors of a noble race of men.
If all were as it seems, and men made the elements their servants for noble ends!
I believe that water is the only drink for a wise man; wine is not so noble a liquor; and think of dashing the hopes of a morning with a cup of warm coffee, or of an evening with a dish of tea!
The slight reproach to which the virtue of patriotism is commonly liable, the noble are most likely to incur.
This young man, of whom I spoke to you last summer, is so noble-minded and full of that real youthfulness which one seldom finds nowadays among our old men of twenty and, particularly, he is so frank and has so much heart.
"You should be grateful you shovel shit in a noble house and not a whorehouse," her mate replied calmly.
In a noble house, everything down to my shoes was scripted for me.
He belonged to a noble family of Scotch descent, tracing its origin to Walter Stutt, who in 1420 accompanied the earls of Buchan and Douglas to the court of France, and whose family afterwards rose to be counts of Tracy.
His father, who was descended from an old untitled noble family and possessed a small estate, was by profession an advocate.
Having devoted much time to the study of the Latin writers, historians, orators and poets, and filled his mind with stories of the glories and the power of ancient Rome, he turned his thoughts to the task of restoring his native city to its pristine greatness, his zeal for this work being quickened by the desire to avenge his brother, who had been killed by a noble, a member of the ruling class.
In great state the tribune moved through the streets of Rome, being received at St Peter's with the hymn Veni Creator Spiritus, while in a letter the poet Petrarch urged him to continue his great and noble work, and congratulated him on his past achievements, calling him the new Camillus, Brutus and Romulus.
When the usurper was in turn driven out by a Cyprian noble, Evagoras, fearing that his life was in danger, fled to Cilicia.
Belonging to a noble family, he was educated under the best masters, and particularly excelled in poetry and polite literature.
The Cilnii with whom Maecenas was connected were a noble Etruscan family.
The noble buildings, contrasting strangely with the wharves adjacent and opposite to it, make a striking picture, standing on the low river-bank with a background formed by the wooded elevation of Greenwich Park.
She had already determined to create him a noble, and begun to look out an estate in the lately annexed possessions of Sweden on the Pomeranian coast.
The Roman emperors recognized it as a free state, and in the middle ages it was called Stampalia, and belonged to the noble Venetian family of Quirini.
On the 16th of January 1547, he was crowned the first Russian tsar by the metropolitan of Moscow; on the 3rd of February in the same year he selected as his wife from among the virgins gathered from all parts of Russia for his inspection, Anastasia Zakharina-Koshkina, the scion of an ancient and noble family better known by its later name of Romanov.
The Winnipeg, which flows from the territory lying south-east of Lake Winnipeg, is a noble river some 200 m.
Hardly a noble house of Spain or Italy was not represented in the fleet, and the princes headed the boarders.
Many descriptions of gems and gem stones have been discovered in various parts of the Australian states, but systematic search has been made principally for the diamond and the noble opal.
After a hasty consecration he was forced to take refuge with a friendly noble by the faction of Pierleoni, who was elected pope under the name of Anacletus II.
Having come to an understanding with his father-in-law Podébrad, he was able to turn his arms against the emperor Frederick, and in April 1462 Frederick restored the holy crown for 60,000 ducats and was allowed to retain certain Hungarian counties with the title of king; in return for which concessions, extorted from Matthias by the necessity of coping with a simultaneous rebellion of the Magyar noble in league with Podebrad's son Victorinus, the emperor recognized Matthias as the actual sovereign of Hungary.
Early in the 10th century the papacy fell into the hands of a noble family, known eventually as the counts of Tusculum, who almost succeeded in rendering the office hereditary, and in uniting the civil and ecclesiastical functions of the city under a single member of their house.
There was a caliph of Persia whose name was Al Mamoun. He had two sons whom he wished to become honest and noble men.
In imagination I can hear Homer singing, as with unsteady, hesitating steps he gropes his way from camp to camp--singing of life, of love, of war, of the splendid achievements of a noble race.
It is very beautiful to think that you can tell so many people of the heavenly Father's tender love for all His children even when they are not gentle and noble as He wishes them to be.
Marry when you are old and good for nothing--or all that is good and noble in you will be lost.
These different people-- businessmen, relations, and acquaintances alike--were all disposed to treat the young heir in the most friendly and flattering manner: they were all evidently firmly convinced of Pierre's noble qualities.
Religion alone can explain to us what without its help man cannot comprehend: why, for what cause, kind and noble beings able to find happiness in life--not merely harming no one but necessary to the happiness of others--are called away to God, while cruel, useless, harmful persons, or such as are a burden to themselves and to others, are left living.
It means that he is kind, noble, and splendid, and I could not help loving him.
This inevitability alone can explain how the cruel Arakcheev, who tore out a grenadier's mustache with his own hands, whose weak nerves rendered him unable to face danger, and who was neither an educated man nor a courtier, was able to maintain his powerful position with Alexander, whose own character was chivalrous, noble, and gentle.
He didn't have Kris's noble look or Andre's delicate features.
The strict rules of their noble births seemed irrelevant now.
He pointed out a Barnes and Noble, and she was shocked to see the crowd outside the store.
HERMANN JOACHIM BANG (1858-), Danish author, was born of a noble family in the island of Zealand.
JACOBUS BALDUINUS, Italian jurist of the 13th century, was by birth a Bolognese, and is reputed to have been of a noble family.
On some of these buildings are still seen the arms of the popes and of some of the royal and noble houses of Europe.
The bodies of Burke and Wills were recovered and brought to Melbourne for a solemn public funeral, and a noble monument has been erected to their honour.
The two noble women were willing to do all that they could to save their city.
It is impossible to eradicate the passions; but we must strive to direct them to a noble aim, and it is therefore necessary that everyone should be able to satisfy his passions within the limits of virtue.
As noble as Gabriel was, he wouldn't hesitate to turn over anyone who hurt his mate to Darkyn.
"Yes, Count," she would say, "he is too noble and pure-souled for our present, depraved world.
If the noble awistocwacy of the pwovince of Moscow thinks fit, it can show its loyalty to our sov'weign the Empewah in other ways.
You have truly become the noble man I always knew you were.
Noble, wretched, magnanimous, heartless, petty, generous, self-sacrificing, and selfish.
They were a real cereal fruit which I ripened, and they had to my senses a fragrance like that of other noble fruits, which I kept in as long as possible by wrapping them in cloths.
But sometimes it was a really noble and inspiring strain that reached these woods, and the trumpet that sings of fame, and I felt as if I could spit a Mexican with a good relish--for why should we always stand for trifles?--and looked round for a woodchuck or a skunk to exercise my chivalry upon.
This, noble Horse, is my friend the Cowardly Lion, who is the valiant King of the Forest, but at the same time a faithful vassal of Princess Ozma.
They scarcely noticed the sidesaddle; they noticed only the boy's dark eyes and his strong, noble face.
THOMAS AQUINAS [[[Thomas (disambiguation)|THOMAS]] OF Aquin or AquinO], (c 1227-1274), scholastic philosopher, known as Doctor Angelicus, Doctor Universalis, was of noble descent, and nearly allied to several of the royal houses of Europe.