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   Respectfully Quoted: A Dictionary of Quotations.  1989.
Nabobs to Northern
  nattering n. of negativism, 1553
  Drive a n. home, 2032
  a drop of water to the wall, 1394
  want of a n., 1240
  to mine enemies, 705
  I am become a n., 575
  of the Lord thy God in vain, 1804
Napoleon I (Napoleon Bonaparte) (1769–1821), 334, 406, 820, 1154, 1559
  fancy in his n., 1175
Nation, 12331239
  accept the first defeat in its [America’s] proud 190-year history, 1885
  bedrooms of the n., 1685
  can [not] prosper unless … thought is … taken for the future, 312
  character of an independent n., 1344
  claim to be a great n., 628
  Cleanse the body of this n., 1235
  conscience of the n. must be roused, 1575
  distress that has infested this entire N., 1342
  future of this N., 2096
  hope to be a happy N., 1476
  hypocrisy of the n. must be exposed, 1575
  I am the n., 65
  is burdened with the heavy curse on those who come afterwards, 697
  is living within its income, 809
  keep a n. strong and free, 1239
  meaning, so blessed by God, 1364
  necessities of a n. … equal to its resources, 1791
  never a n. great until it came to the knowledge that it had nowhere in the world to go for help, 831
  new in spirit, 1617
  no n. is rich enough to pay for both war and civilization, 1919
  of employees cannot be free, 1081
  of many nationalities, many races, many religions, 1482
  of mere hucksters, 226
  one N. under God, 1363
  one’s own n. stands for everything that is good and noble, 933
  organizing a n. in the midst of war and crisis, 1622
  political parties … serve the interests of the whole n., 1376
  propriety of the n. must be startled, 1575
  shall not lift up sword against n., 1956
  spoke to a N., 2014
  territory does not make a n., 51
  that cannot preserve itself ought to die, 1237
  that loves liberty, 1081
  This N. was founded, 219
  three things which make a n. great, 815
  way the n. is moving, 658
  which attacks and occupies foreign territory, 913
  which makes the final sacrifice for life and freedom, 660
  will not only of Parliament but of the whole n., 1276
  will rise up and live out the true meaning of its creed, 462
  dialogue, 50
  goal must be an environment that is pleasing to the senses and healthy to live in, 544
  interest, 1381
  purpose, 50
  quarrel, 1929
  spirit of n. masochism prevails, 1876
National Archives Building, inscription, 1296
National Book Awards, 169
National Conservative Political Action Committee (NCPAC), 150
National Medal for Literature, 1297, 1589
National Museum of American History (formerly National Museum of History and Technology)
  inscriptions, 972, 1663, 1710
National Statuary Hall, 502
  nation of many n., 1482
  set one n. against another, 1482
  wounds, 1325
  blessed are those among n., 1233
  conduct conciliatory and friendly to all n., 616
  Great n. rise and fall, 1238
  Great n. write their autobiographies in three manuscripts, 1236
  help the developing n. of the world, 611
  just God who presides over the destinies of n., 1061
  new n. want independence, 1618
  perish, 129
  proudest n. of the Old World, 362
  truth to the knowledge of n., 738
  two great n. in the world … the Russians and the Anglo-Americans, 2045
  who dare to be strong for the rest, 1233
  nabobs of negativism, 1553
Natural resources, 310311, 621
  defacement of n., 16
  has but one judgment on wrong conduct, 934
  love for the mysteries of n., 1664
  —pitiless in a pitiless universe, 433
  as broad a margin of protected n., 1809
  barrow, 2054
  concentration camp system, 1372
  in Germany, 2046
NCPAC. See National Conservative Political Action Committee.
  not n. to change, it
  service n. for the public good, becomes honorable by being n., 1561
  in N. we are free, 1143
  made truce with N., 1143
  Some chicken! some n.!, 2056
  wrung like a chicken, 2056
  We n. the storm, the whirlwind, and the earthquake, 1575
Needs, 1240
  are within easy reach, 1843
  of the people, 1670
  bestows … time and money on the n., 566
  See also Poor
  relevance, 1589
  nattering nabobs of n., 1553
  benign n., 1579
  never fear to n., 598
  never n. out of fear, 598
  Art of Legislation and … N., 481
  with a foreign power, 792
  American n. problem, 119
  does not stop with the n., 1703
  let the “n.,” “colored,” and “black” be stricken, 119
  progress continues, 1579
  whites who “understand the N.,” 118
  woman for a slave, 1702
  committed to non-violence, 1894
  not … in favor of making voters or jurors of n., 1578
  God-given rights of his n., 54
  without reproach, 820
  do not copy our n., but are an example to them, 1568
  snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of night, 1439
Nero Claudius Caesar Drusus Germanicus (A.D. 37–68), 1457
Netherlands, 890
Neutrality maintain their n., 1211
  buy what you do not want because it is cheap, 1116
  complain, 1113
  dies the dream, 457
  explain, 686, 1113
  give in, 1353
  put off till to-morrow what you can do today, 1116
  spend your money before you have it, 1116
  trouble another for what you can do yourself, 1116
  all who told it, added something n., 594
  Be not the first by whom the N. are try’d, 2021
  life to those years, 22
  nothing n. under the sun, 1301
  our ease is n., so we must think anew, 1300
  years to life, 22
New England, 1241
  he loves New England, 350
  on one side, 1620
  one great poem of New England, 1241
  will be as thickly peopled as old England, 1847
New Frontier
  for American art, 97
  not a set of promises [but] a set of challenges, 769
New Hampshire, 1848
New Left, 524
New Testament
  Could the N. T. have been composed as a conference report, 898
  See also Bible
New World
  with all its power and might, steps forth to the rescue and the liberation of the old, 1354
New York City
  financial crisis, 806
New York (State), 1620
Newark State College
  inscription, 1799
News, 12421243
  good n. tonight, 1242
  messenger who brings bad n., 1243
  not to inhibit the collection and dissemination of n., 1522
  is in all literalness the bible of democracy, 1247
  not to let this letter get into a n., 1246
  Parliament with N. Reporters, 1034
  typical of methods now prevalent among certain n. owners and publishers, 337
  I became a n., 1250
  as a rule had no great respect for the lower House, 297
Newspapers, 12441250
  It [Russia] tolerates no n. but its own, 1653
  without a government, 1245
Niagara River, 731
  liberty is n. away, for expedients, and by parts, 1053
  already devoid of stars, 1893
  black n. of despair, 59
  follow, as the n. the day, 1675
  like a fire bell in the n., 1700
  of time, 2083
  snow, nor rain, nor heat, nor gloom of n., 1439
  our long national n. is over, 761
Nixon, Richard Milhous (1913–  ), 1564
  impeachment, 888
  pardon, 1490
  presidential election debates, 508
  is not America, 62
  Don’t take No for an answer, 2088
  East, no West, no North, no South, 267
  in thunder 1272
  man is an island, 134
  no; not a penny, 804
  no, not a sixpence, 804
  one can have his own way all the time, 653
  one is right all the time, 653
  republic where there is no justice, 946
  right where there is no justice, 946
Nobel Prize
  Faulkner, William, 1145
  King, Martin Luther, Jr., 922
  remarks by John F. Kennedy, 823
Nobility, 12511252
  Be N., 1252
  enkindleth n., 1251
  that lies / In other men, 1252
  attribute of man, 1196
  Roman of them all, 1160
  sport the world affords, 1637
  left to be concerned, 1749
  Who is that? N., 1146
  loneliness that makes the loudest n., 1129
  gone his way alone, 136
  of us really understands what’s going on with all these numbers, 810
  speech by a politician, 1402
  listen to n., 52
  warp of sense and his woof of n., 625
  movement, 1894
  sure of the dock and much surer of the n., 1953
  See also Hang; Hanged; Hanging
Normandy Chapel, inscription, 1733
  I know no South, no N., no East, no West, 267
North Carolina, 1253
  is a valley of humility between two mountains of conceit, 1253
North Vietnam. See Vietnam Conflict.
  charm and Southern efficiency, 1972

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