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  • a dignity about her, a sort of self-possession, a kind of noli me tangere, you understand, which makes a man almost afraid to come near her.

    Ralph the Heir

  • There is such anair of noli me tangere around the compound that even though there is asmall, unguarded opening in the fence, no one – no one – tries to enter it, not even the normally fearless paparazzi who stand outside ina cluster, sweating patiently in the heatof the sun.

    Glastonbury 2010: Meet the celebrities

  • And, as is often the case with chypres meant for men, it smells exquisite on feminine skin...in that chic noli me tangere way all good chypres do, only more so.

    The Third Man by Caron: Perfume Review

  • And, as is often the case with chypres meant for men, it smells exquisite on feminine skin...in that chic noli me tangere way all good chypres do, only more so.

    Archive 2009-01-01

  • To cope with the days, noli me tangere kinds of scents are required, cool, collected, poker-faced, the ones that would put an icy sort of armor around me.

    Citruses that pack a punch: Parfums Delrae Eau Illuminee and Jo Malone Grapefruit

  • To cope with the days, noli me tangere kinds of scents are required, cool, collected, poker-faced, the ones that would put an icy sort of armor around me.

    Archive 2008-07-01

  • "Fol de rol de rolly O," the evasive, meaningless dismissal he received earlier, an almost jaunty noli me tangere, takes on a new dimension when he says it.

    It May Sound Funny

  • Beige by Chanel: my noli me tangere fragrance, the comfort of aloofness, of confidence, of feeling impeccably put together.

    Top 10 of Fall, a Bonus Top 10 and a Prize Draw

  • "Fol de rol de rolly O," the evasive, meaningless dismissal he received earlier, an almost jaunty noli me tangere, takes on a new dimension when he says it.

    It May Sound Funny

  • Beige by Chanel: my noli me tangere fragrance, the comfort of aloofness, of confidence, of feeling impeccably put together.

    Archive 2008-10-01

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