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  • proper noun Greek mythology An alias of Odysseus Laërtiadês


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  • Part adventure-fantasy, part love story, and part reflection on the themes of power and faith, Noman is a thrilling and thought-provoking novel - a beautiful wrap-up to a critically acclaimed series.

    Noman by William Nicholson: Book summary

  • It is now called Noman's Land, and is remarkable only for the fine quality of the codfish caught and cured there.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 04, No. 23, September, 1859

  • The wily Ulysses declaring he was called Noman, the giant facetiously promised to eat him last, before he fell into a drunken sleep.

    The Book of the Epic

  • 'If it is "Noman,"' said they, departing, 'it must be Jove.

    National Epics

  • I did call them, and they came: but when they asked me who it was that was playing tricks with me, I said 'Noman'; and then they thought I was mad, and went off home again.

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 01

  • He called himself 'Noman' at first: but when he had got safely out of range, he said his name was Odysseus.

    Works of Lucian of Samosata — Volume 01

  • The vagrant and erratic movements of "Noman" were, somehow or another, connected with the marvellous adventures and appearances in the

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)

  • The name and character of "Noman" are still the subject of many an absurd and marvellous story among the country chroniclers in that region.

    Traditions of Lancashire, Volume 2 (of 2)

  • Precisely at half-past four o'clock the _Flying Fish_ took the water about two miles to the eastward of the "Noman" fort, and her occupants at once began the search for a suitable berth for her -- a berth, that is to say, in a position where she would not be likely to be discovered by the fishermen, and where the depth of water would be sufficient to permit of the largest man-o'-war passing over her submerged hull without striking upon it.

    The Log of the Flying Fish A Story of Aerial and Submarine Peril and Adventure

  • Noman Benotman, the Libyan who once fought alongside al-Qaeda, says that when bin Laden lived in Afghanistan he instructed his followers, You should learn to sacrifice everything from modern life like electricity, air conditioning, refrigerators, gasoline.

    The Longest War


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