Well, to the king, the nobles
, and all the nation, down to the very slaves and tramps, I was just that kind of an elephant, and nothing more.
It was now abandoned to meaner purposes, because the present lord, among other additions to the convenience, security, and beauty of his baronial residence, had erected a new and noble
hall, whose vaulted roof was supported by lighter and more elegant pillars, and fitted up with that higher degree of ornament, which the Normans had already introduced into architecture.
By the rubbish in our wake, and the noble
noise we make, Be sure, be sure, we're going to do some splendid things!
Just at this moment a servant came out of the palace, and taking him by the arm said, "Come with me, the noble
Sindbad, my master, wishes to speak to you.
To the one as well as to the other, she meant election as deputy, resulting, for the noble
, in the peerage, for the purveyor, in a receiver-generalship.
Polygnotus depicted men as nobler than they are, Pauson as less noble
, Dionysius drew them true to life.
How much more, to behold an ancient noble
family, which has stood against the waves and weathers of time
As is the custom upon Barsoom there were thirty-one, supposedly selected by lot from men of the noble
class, for nobles
were on trial.
With the flat of my sword I struck down his polluting hand; and grasping Dejah Thoris round the waist, I swung her behind me as, with my back against the draperies of the dais, I faced the tyrant of the north and his roomful of noble
Those who express sentiments like these, shew only that they distinguish the slave and the freeman, the noble
and the ignoble from each other by their virtues and their [1255b] vices; for they think it reasonable, that as a man begets a man, and a beast a beast, so from a good man, a good man should be descended; and this is what nature desires to do, but frequently cannot accomplish it.
But the little aristocrat, the last of his noble
race, was an idiot.
As the ruler of Ptarth, followed by his courtiers, descended from the landing-stage above the palace, the servants dropped into their places in the rear of their royal or noble
masters, and behind the others one lingered to the last.