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Nose Literature

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“Knows he, that never took a pinch,

Nosey, the pleasure thence that flows?

Knows he the titillating joy

Which my nose knows?

O nose, I am as proud of thee

As any mountain of its snows;

I gaze on thee, and feel that pride

A Roman knows.”


F. C. H[usenbeth], translated from the French of O. Basselin.

Chapter on Noses, in Tristram Shandy, by L. Sterne.

On the Dignity, Gravity, and Authority of Noses, by Taglicozzi or Tagliacozzo (1597).

De Virginitate (sec. 77) A chapter in Kornmann.

The Noses of Adam and Eve, by Mlle. Bourignon.

Pious Meditations on the Nose of the Virgin Mary, by J. Petit.

Review of Noses (Louis Brevitatis), by Théophile Raynaud.

Sermon on Noses (La Diceria deʹ Nasi), by Annibal Caro (1584).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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Northern Bear
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Northern Lights
Northern Wagoner (The)
Norval
Norway (Maid of)
Nose
Nose-bag (A)
Nose Literature
Nose Tax (The)
Nose of Wax (A)
Nose Out of Joint
Nosey
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Nostradamus (Michael)
Nostrum
Not
Not at Home
Not Worth a Rap