• Chambers's Twentieth Century Dictionary
    • adj Natural-born native
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  • Francis Bacon
    “It is natural to die as to be born.”
  • Francis Bacon
    “It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other.”
  • Rachel Carson
    Rachel Carson
    “The control of nature is a phrase conceived in arrogance, born of the Neanderthal age of biology and the convenience of man.”


In literature:

He is but living the tendencies which were born in him and which are an inseparable part of his nature.
"The Ascent of the Soul" by Amory H. Bradford
We're all born anonymous, and I'm for sticking close to Nature.
"The Grey Wig: Stories and Novelettes" by Israel Zangwill
The Hindoos had a trace of it; but the true, natural-born rebels of all time were the Hebrews.
"The Profits of Religion, Fifth Edition" by Upton Sinclair
Let then this be borne in mind, that what the apostle calls "soul" is the same as that which he calls, in another place, the "natural man.
"Sermons Preached at Brighton" by Frederick W. Robertson
Wherever he was born, he was by nature an honest man and faithful as a dog.
"Carette of Sark" by John Oxenham
We know that we were not naturally born of God.
"Life and Labors of Elder John Kline, the Martyr Missionary" by John Kline
Ignorance, superstition, prejudice, and intolerance are elements in our nature born of the malign institution of servitude.
"Black and White" by Timothy Thomas Fortune
It has to be borne in mind that much which is natural and of the earth enters into history.
"An Interpretation of Rudolf Eucken's Philosophy" by W. Tudor Jones
The writer knows many men in the West, and, having been born and raised there, naturally thinks Westerners the finest men in the world.
"Injun and Whitey to the Rescue" by William S. Hart
Just a natural born fool-amateur!
"Once Upon A Time" by Richard Harding Davis

In poetry:

Hence too it is, from wintry tomb
When earth revives, and when
A quickening comes to Nature's womb,
That I am born again.
"A Birthday" by Alfred Austin
A nature all unfitted for the time,
Born but to droop and fade,
Like long sweet cadences of fairy rhyme
Within the summer shade.
"The Violet" by Alexander Anderson
The fields where chaos reigned supreme
And Nature frowned aghast,
By patient-toil have fruitage borne
And blossomed fragrance cast.
"Needs And Powers" by Jared Barhite
When Adam fell he quickly lost
God's image, which he once possessed:
See All our nature since could boast
In Cain, his first-born Son, expressed!
"Cain And Abel" by John Newton
Ring out, ye bells!
All Nature swells
With gladness at the wondrous story, —
The world was at lorn,
But Christ is born
To change our sadness into glory.
"Christmas Carol" by Paul Laurence Dunbar
(And very naturally) wonder
What happy star he was born under,
That he should be the only care
Of the dear sweet-food-giving lady,
Who fondly calls him her own baby,
Her darling hope, her infant heir.
"The New-Born Infant" by Charles Lamb

In news:

Lawyers Conclude McCain Is "Natural Born".
In interviews, Oliver Stone has said that he made his new film, "Natural Born Killers," as a way of taking a break from the heavy lifting of his more serious recent work.
Natural Born Thriller 2005 Harley-Davidson Softail Deluxe.
There are downsides of being a natural-born entrepreneur.
It was a natural, born of geography and the area's obsession with football.
Born in the Dominican Republic, immigrated in 1929 and became a naturalized citizen in 1943.
Natural-born women have lost their 60-year monopoly on the Miss Universe title.
The odds of naturally born triplets are about one in 8,000.
Maybelle, born into a family of musicians, was a natural musician.
"Born on the Fourth of July" and "Natural Born Killers" are two examples.
I think I was a natural born bluegrass fan, but Scruggs made a banjo lover out of me.
Fuentes, who was born blind , spends hours each week with Seneca Valley Coach Jordana Ashe practicing biomechanics, physical movements that come more naturally to sighted runners.
Anne centre a 'natural-born leader' for UND.
Alex Shahabe, chairman of PC Housing and president of Signature Furniture, is a natural-born entrepreneur as he has always creatively pursued business development.
The undisputed UFC® welterweight champion will be crowned when Georges St-Pierre looks to extend his five-year, nine-fight winning streak against interim titleholder, "The Natural Born Killer" Carlos Condit .

In science:

Born as the Observation of Nature, Physics had further become the Modelization of Nature, in which the collected data were interpreted in the frame of a Model, suitable to be mathematized; this model, providing the description of natural phenomena, is the Phenomenology.
Higher-Order Theories of Gravitation
Jones was born in Wrexham, UK, in 1966 and studied Natural Science and Electrical Science at Cambridge University.
A 2-20 GHz Analog Lag-Correlator for Radio Interferometry
In particular, it implies that Born’s rule for the computation of measurement probabilities can be derived from the Hilbert space structure of quantum measurements and the two natural conditions provided above.
Guess your neighbour's input: no quantum advantage but an advantage for quantum theory
And we found that, for the natural random field, the Brownian motion in the space of fields (the L2 -valued Wiener process), statistics of clicks produced by such a detector can be approximately described by the Born’s rule.
Born's rule from statistical mechanics of classical fields: from hitting times to quantum probabilities
Assuming the magnetic fields in the early universe hot plasma and inside the core of a newly born neutron star to be strong and purely random in nature we put constraints on the magnetic moment for active sterile neutrino conversion, which are discussed in Section 3 and 4 respectively.
Neutrino propagation in a random magnetic field