ARISTOCRACY in a Sentence

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aristocracy
 n.  hereditary nobility; privileged class
Classic Sentence: (19 in 2 pages)
1  Coastal Georgia was too firmly held by an entrenched aristocracy for him ever to hope to win the place he intended to have.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER III
2  And naturally the British aristocracy sympathized with the Confederacy, as one aristocrat with another, against a race of dollar lovers like the Yankees.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER IX
3  The old families they yearned after might have cast Scarlett out but the ladies of the new aristocracy did not know it.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret Mitche
Get Context   In CHAPTER XLIX
4  Then in a shy avalanche arrived the entire aristocracy of Gopher Prairie: all persons engaged in a profession, or earning more than twenty-five hundred dollars a year, or possessed of grandparents born in America.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
5  The aristocracy of Gopher Prairie, even the wives of the rival doctors, took part, and for several days there was community spirit and much uplift.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XX
6  Connie was well-to-do intelligentsia, but he was aristocracy.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 1
7  It is not the individuals that make an aristocracy: it is the functioning of the aristocratic whole.
Lady Chatterley's Lover By D H Lawrence
Get Context   In Chapter 13
8  Instead, I saw a real aristocracy, armed with a perfected science and working to a logical conclusion the industrial system of to-day.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In V
9  The Upper-world people might once have been the favoured aristocracy, and the Morlocks their mechanical servants: but that had long since passed away.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VII
10  I even tried a Carlyle-like scorn of this wretched aristocracy in decay.
The Time Machine By H. G. Wells
Get Context   In VII
11  Also, the local peasants bore an intelligent look on their faces, the cattle were of the best possible breed, and even the peasants' pigs belonged to the porcine aristocracy.
Dead Souls By Nikolai Vasilievich Gogol
Get Context   In PART 2: CHAPTER III
12  I wish only to tell you that aristocracy is a principle, and in our days none but immoral or silly people can live without principles.
Fathers and Children By Ivan Sergeevich Turgenev
Get Context   In CHAPTER X
13  aristocracy appear to me a means of maintaining that.
War and Peace(V2) By Leo Tolstoy
Get Context   In BOOK 6: CHAPTER V
14  He had recognized by certain unmistakable signs, that his fair incognita belonged to the aristocracy.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 36. The Carnival at Rome.
15  The aristocracy of the lance has allied itself with the nobility of the cannon.
The Count of Monte Cristo By Alexandre Dumas
Get Context   In Chapter 51. Pyramus and Thisbe.
Example Sentence:
1  There was another clan of aristocracy around there -five or six families - mostly of the name of Shepherdson.
2  Americans have mixed feelings about hereditary aristocracy.