aristocratic quotes

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If American has points of inferiority to English, they are merely matters of degree; if the Americans are, as Oliver Wendell Holme ...
Aphorisms are essentially an aristocratic genre of writing. The aphorist does not argue or explain, he asserts; and implicit in hi ...
What is exhilarating in bad taste is the aristocratic pleasure of giving offense.
Dandyism does not even consist, as many thoughtless persons appear to believe, in an immoderate taste for the toilet and material ...
Slavery is malignantly aristocratic.
America has been a land of dreams. A land where the aspirations of people from countries cluttered with rich, cumbersome, aristocr ...
Academic and aristocratic people live in such an uncommon atmosphere that common sense can rarely reach them.
They were two strong men, these oddly different generals, and they represented the strengths of two conflicting currents that, thr ...
The old idea that the joke was not good enough for the company has been superseded by the new aristocratic idea that the company w ...
Tolstoy's aristocratic nature is, above all, responsible for the fact that his whole art and thought are rooted in the idea of the ...
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