As it extended, I brought out a line of goods suitable for kings, and a nobby
thing for duchesses and that sort, with ruffles down the fore- hatch and the running-gear clewed up with a feather- stitch to leeward and then hauled aft with a back-stay and triced up with a half-turn in the standing rigging forward of the weather-gaskets.
He wore a low-crowned, narrow-brimmed straw hat, with a broad blue ribbon around it which had a white anchor embroidered on it in front; nobby
short-tailed coat, pantaloons, vest, all trim and neat and up with the fashion; red-striped stockings, very low-quarter patent-leather shoes, tied with black ribbon; blue ribbon around his neck, wide-open collar; tiny diamond studs; wrinkleless kids; projecting cuffs, fastened with large oxidized silver sleeve-buttons, bearing the device of a dog's face--English pug.
"So am I, for it strikes me that is an uncommonly 'nobby
' little affair," he said approvingly.
It was said that his being town-agent to Lord Decimus Tite Barnacle was referable, not to his having the least business capacity, but to his looking so supremely benignant that nobody could suppose the property screwed or jobbed under such a man; also, that for similar reasons he now got more money out of his own wretched lettings, unquestioned, than anybody with a less nobby
and less shining crown could possibly have done.
Then the old dame stood the figure up in a corner of her cottage and chuckled to behold its yellow semblance of a visage, with its nobby
little nose thrust into the air.
KARACHI -- The first thing that will catch your eye as you enter the newly opened Nobby
cafe is its sophisticated ambiance.
BOATS SEVERAL Nobby
boats will take to the water during the weekend.
Solano has backed Newcastle United to climb out of the Premier League's bottom three in the next few weeks.
Yesterday, Archie's brother David, 63, said: "Archie was a real character and loved by everyone who came into contact with him.
Alan Shearer interviews John Stiles, the son of 1966 World Cup winner Nobby
ENGLAND World Cup legend Nobby
Stiles is in the final stages of his battle with Alzheimer's.
was loved by a generation IT'S good news that World Cup hero Nobby
Stiles is still alive and kicking but sad to hear that Nobby
was too ill to attend the celebration dinner on the 50th anniversary of England's World Cup victory in 1966 (Talkback, August 2).