noble englannista suomeksi
1499, (w), ''The Bowge of Courte'':
- I lyked no thynge his playe, / For yf I had not quyckely fledde the touche, / He had plucte oute the nobles of my pouche.
1644, (w), ''Areopagitica'':
- And who shall then stick closest to ye, and excite others? not he who takes up armes for cote and conduct, and his four nobles of Danegelt.
2011, Thomas Penn, ''Winter King'', Penguin 2012, page 93:
- There, before the high altar, as the choir's voices soared upwards to the blue, star-flecked ceiling, Henry knelt and made his offering of a ‘noble in gold’, 6s 8d.
(RQ:Maxwell Mirror and the Lamp), the height and vastness of this noble fane, its antiquity and its strength—all these things seemed to have their part as causes of the thrilling emotion that accompanied his thoughts.
(l), worthy (thoughts, cause etc.)
noble (person who is noble)
(de-adj form of)