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NOTS

(Niche Off-The-Shelf) Ready-made merchandise that is targeted to a very narrow market segment. See COTS and MOTS.
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The task is not an easy one; I quite understand the nature of it.
who has introduced a man whom he calls Socrates, going about and saying that he walks in air, and talking a deal of nonsense concerning matters of which I do not pretend to know either much or little--not that I mean to speak disparagingly of any one who is a student of natural philosophy.
People spoke of him as once strong and vigorous, but I recall him fragile and pale, gentle, patient, knowing his inexorable doom, and not hoping or seeking to escape it.
Even this profession if undetected has advantages, though they are not to be compared with those of which I was just now speaking.
SOCRATES: Why, Crito, when a man has reached my age he ought not to be repining at the approach of death.
Isabella, in the meanwhile, had applied her handkerchief to her eyes; and Morland, miserable at such a sight, could not help saying, "Nay, Catherine.
But this is not the mark of all relatives; 'double' and 'triple' have no contrary, nor indeed has any such term.
But are you in earnest, Socrates, in saying that you do not know what virtue is?
In this way you have enemies in all those whom you have injured in seizing that principality, and you are not able to keep those friends who put you there because of your not being able to satisfy them in the way they expected, and you cannot take strong measures against them, feeling bound to them.
I crave thy pardon -- indeed I am not well -- Your hand from off my shoulder, if you please.
It has not the vitality and force of a single living man; for a single man can bend it to his will.
Fanny looked on and listened, not unamused to observe the selfishness which, more or less disguised, seemed to govern them all, and wondering how it would end.