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Charles P., U.S. gynecologist, 1863-1935. See: Noble position.


Robert L., 20th-century Canadian physiologist. See: Noble-Collip procedure.


adj an archaic term referring to inert gases and precious metals.
noble metal,
n a genus of aerobic nonmotile actinomycetes, which are transitional between bacteria and fungi. They are primarily saprophytic but may cause disease in man and other animals.
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Yeats, that: "Every trial endured and weathered in the right spirit makes a soul nobler and stronger than before.
But today, in retrospect, the bitterness over the solitary fluke goal which put Brazil into the semi-finals is lost in profoundest admiration for 11 Welsh heroes who could not have made a nobler exit.
He said that nothing is nobler than serving the humanity and there is a dire need to work with more commitment and dedication not only for the monetary gain but also for the inner satisfaction.
For more call For more call 09050 700 443 09050 700 443 Sagittarius Nov 23 - Dec 21 IS IT nobler to say nothing and IS IT nobler to say nothing and let things go or is it better to let things go or is it better to speak up and let someone know speak up and let someone know you've seen what they're up to you've seen what they're up to what they still owe you?
AS a lifelong journalist, I've often shared with you my favourite quotes, including Victorian artist and art critic John Ruskin's classic: "A good sewer is far nobler and far holier than the most admired Madonna ever painted.
There is no nobler role in life than helping your fellow man when he is down no matter creed, religion, colour - David did that.
Stating that there is no cause greater and nobler than helping others, especially those caught in a moment of great adversity, Modi appreciated Pratyusha's leadership, organisational abilities and concern for the victims of the floods.
He observed that acquiring wealth through hard work and enterprise is noteworthy but serving humanity using it is nobler and you (Shri Bill Gates) are a shining example in this regard.
Never has there been a nobler justification for outright fakery.
After the worship of Allah, no task is nobler than service to humanity.
Unfortunately for him, only one colleague shares his beliefs about the teaching profession, an older man from a much nobler generation, a friend and confidant.
26, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- In Shakespeare's Hamlet, the Prince of Denmark complains about his troubled mind, wishing for a restful sleep with these words: "To be, or not to be, that is the question: Whether 'tis nobler in the mind to suffer the slings and arrows of outrageous Fortune, or to take arms against a sea of troubles, and by opposing end them: to die, to sleep no more; and by a sleep, to say we end the heart-ache and the thousand natural shocks that flesh is heir to?