Usage examples for nobility

  1. Lermontoff spoke with a quiet dignity that was very convincing, and the language he used was that of the nobility. – A Rock in the Baltic by Robert Barr
  2. Here He is represented with a certain nobility of feature and gesture, although self- conscious and unchildlike. – Luca Signorelli by Maud Cruttwell
  3. But when all a man's nobility is on one side and all his meanness on the other, why hesitate? – Duffels by Edward Eggleston
  4. You belong to the nobility! – Master Olof A Drama in Five Acts by August Strindberg
  5. For myself, I do not see any nobility in store. – The Bertrams by Anthony Trollope
  6. " You were speaking of the nobility this morning... – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  7. I will not have this illusion of his nobility come between you and your son. – Amabel Channice by Anne Douglas Sedgwick
  8. The atmosphere of the place, the companionship of Miss Mellerby, the reverence with which he himself was treated by the domestics, the signs of high nobility which surrounded him on all sides, had their effect upon him. – An Eye for an Eye by Anthony Trollope
  9. He was given a separate chamber to live in, and was exempt from manual labor, save that when the counsellor came home he had to go to meet him with a vessel of water to wash his feet, according to the custom of the nobility. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  10. She went so far as to picture herself in his arms; she heard the old- time words of blessing; she saw his smiling eyes; and a gentleness stole over her whole face, a gentle nobility that made it strangely sweet. – Other Things Being Equal by Emma Wolf
  11. The six- horse carriages contain a multitude of Court officials, ladies of the Court, and other Austrian nobility. – The Dynasts An Epic-Drama Of The War With Napoleon, In Three Parts, Nineteen Acts, And One Hundred And Thirty Scenes by Thomas Hardy
  12. But howsumever, the hull twelve on 'em had their feet washed and wiped by nobility. – Around the World with Josiah Allen's Wife by Marietta Holley
  13. How fine a picture of the democratic nobility is that! – Four American Leaders by Charles William Eliot
  14. Yes, I expect from you the nobility of renunciation. – The Song of Songs by Hermann Sudermann
  15. No one but the nobility travel first class. – A Royal Prisoner by Pierre Souvestre Marcel Allain
  16. The enthusiasm which had animated the nobility in their martial life went with them to the court of Elizabeth. – A History of English Prose Fiction by Bayard Tuckerman
  17. Doth he ask for a patent of nobility- a title? – The Panchronicon by Harold Steele Mackaye
  18. He aroused the higher nobles against him, and then made an effort to make friends with the smaller nobility,- at the expense of the poor peasants. – The Story of Russia by R. Van Bergen
  19. She has learned all the manners of the nobility. – Heathen Master Filcsik by Kálmán Mikszáth
  20. All rules have been thrown away; all nobility; man has come down to the primitive brute. – Kelly Miller's History of the World War for Human Rights by Kelly Miller