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In an update of Nancy Mitford's 'Noblesse Oblige', The Telegraph has this handy guide, entitled, “What type of RP do you speak?”Prince William Has 'Less Posh' Voice Than Kate|Tom Sykes|November 6, 2012|DAILY BEAST
What if charity—giving out of love or noblesse oblige or religious commitment—doesn't go far enough?Avoiding Sodom: It's About Policy, Not Charity|Gershom Gorenberg|September 10, 2012|DAILY BEAST
Mitt Romney started off this campaign cycle as a noblesse oblige candidate.
The Romney-Ryan ticket now seems to be all noblesse, no oblige.
Contrary to our general notions of the foreign noblesse those exhibited some of the finest-looking men whom I had ever seen.
And Turgot's family was only of the secondary noblesse of the robe.Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 2 of 3)|John Morley
Like most of the old noblesse who emigrated he is without a sou.The Bronze Eagle|Emmuska Orczy, Baroness Orczy
With fevered face and icy hands he opened the latter and sought out the packet of his proofs of noblesse.The False Chevalier|William Douw Lighthall
His father's people were of the noblesse of the robe, country gentles; his mother a cousin of the two dukes Rochefoucauld.The Red City|S. Weir Mitchell