of high birth
a man of birth
an artist by birth
See give birth
"Our birth is but a sleep and a forgetting:The Soul that rises with us, our life's Star,Hath had elsewhere its setting,And cometh from afar"
"Birth, and copulation, and death.That's all the facts when you come to brass tacks:Birth, and copulation and death.I've been born, and once is enough"
"It is as natural to die as to be born; and to a little infant, perhaps, the one is as painful as the other"
"There is no cure for birth and death save to enjoy the interval"
I was also, probably, about to learn my true date of birth.RESCUING ROSE (2002)
They judge people by their actions, not an accident of birth.TREASON KEEP (2001)
In reply Adam laid down a copy of an original birth certificate.LOST SUMMER (2002)