Soon afterwards Sulpicius, hitherto an aristocrat, declared in favour of Marius and the popular party.
From these specific uses the word has come into general use as a synonym of "aristocrat" or "noble," and implies the possession of such qualities as are generally associated with long descent, hereditary good breeding and the like.
Nevertheless Tarnowski was emphatically an aristocrat and an oligarch, proud of his ancient lineage and intensely opposed to the democratic tendencies of the szlachta.
The Aristocrat offers a specialized Pantone Color System that has 929 customized color choices for your personalized bracelets.
For boys, vampire costumes might be accessorized with the medals of an aristocrat like Bela Lugosi's Count Dracula.
Bradfords are not very sturdy, often splitting in strong storms, so consider other varieties such as Aristocrat if you don't want to have to perform a lot of maintenance or replace your trees after foul weather.
They show the attitude towards uncultured Socialism of a philosopher liberal by conviction, by temperament an aristocrat.
aristocrat of the football world.
aristocrat born with a silver spoon in his or her mouth, or at least into a titled family!
She married a British aristocrat, can you believe it?
During the Revolution Barthelemy was arrested as an aristocrat.
It has the feel of the incredibly grand, but extremely genial and generous aristocrat.
He was a man of great natural talent, with an imposing presence, and he always bore himself like the aristocrat he was.
Cibrario was a good example of the loyal, industrious, honest Piedmontese aristocrat of the old school.
His revolt against the theory of state supremacy turns him into an anarchist and individualist; his revolt against modern democracy into an aristocrat.
Blackadder, you've just been to France, and you've rescued a French aristocrat... Oh, Blackadder!
The idea of having a real live English aristocrat on his staff may have been something which appealed to General Corlette.
aristocrat's house in it.
Taking up his residence at Philadelphia, he wrote a few months later to Thomas Russell expressing unqualified dislike of the American people, whom he was disappointed to find no more truly democratic in sentiment and no less attached to order and authority than the English; he described George Washington as a "high-flying aristocrat," and he found the aristocracy of money in America still less to his liking than the European aristocracy of birth.
About this time he fought a duel with Proudhon, who had called him the "aristocrat of the democracy."
An aristocrat by birth and inclination, he was nevertheless a true patriot and demanded the greatest sacrifices from his own order in the national interests.
An extreme aristocrat ' His great grandfather, Richard Morris, having fought in Cromwell's armies, emigrated to America on the restoration of Charles II., and founded the manor of Morrisania, in what was then New Netherland.
Beck, however, was held to be a shade more Slavophil, Bienerth Germanophil,, Gautsch dynastic, Stiirgkh a Conservative Socialist; Korber and Seidler were mere officials, Clam-Martinitz an old aristocrat, Hussarek and Lammasch Clericals.
It might have emerged in any case; but Canning, with his brilliant popular gifts and his frank appeal to popular support, gave it a revivifying stimulus which it would never have received froman aristocrat of the type of Castlereagh.
Boccaccio, the contented bourgeois, succeeded to Dante, the fierce aristocrat.
Wennerberg was a most remarkable type of the lyrical, ardent Swedish aristocrat, full of the joy of life and the beauty of it.
In matters of finance Cambon was now supreme; but his independence, his hatred of dictatorship, his protests against the excesses of the Revolutionary Tribunal, won him Robespierre's renewed suspicion, and on the 8th Thermidor Robespierre accused him of being antirevolutionary and an aristocrat.
of a pronounced aristocrat.
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