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Taran Wanderer - Plot Summary
... is restless and determined to know his parentage, noble or common, partly in hopes that noble birth will support a marriage proposal ... Taran declines but says he will gladly accept if he discovers noble birth ... but Taran also resents the end of his dream of noble birth ...
Phaon (fiction) - Social Commentary
... that there is “almost no correlation between noble deeds and low birth” and reveals that to be a “noble person,” one must be a “gentleman of choice stock” (Green 389) ... Here, we note the hermit’s noble blood seems to have influenced his gentle, self-less behavior ... that Calidore “frequently contributes him with noble birth” even before learning his background in fact, it is no surprise that Tristram turns out to ...

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    So immense are the claims on a mother, physical claims on her bodily and brain vigor, and moral claims on her heart and thoughts, that she cannot ... meet them all and find any large margin beyond for other cares and work. She serves the community in the very best and highest way it is possible to do, by giving birth to healthy children, whose physical strength has not been defrauded, and to whose moral and mental nature she can give the whole of her thoughts.
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    Novalis [Friedrich Von Hardenberg] (1772–1801)