How to use Aristocrats in a sentence
Centuries ago, silk fabric was only available to royalty and aristocrats.
The aloofness and sulkiness of the aristocrats and landed proprietors he deeply deplored.
The aristocrats, however, were infuriated against him, and summoned to their aid William of Sicily.
But, although greatly strengthened, the Guelphs, who now may be called the democrats as opposed to the Ghibelline aristocrats, were by no means wholly victorious, and in 1251 they had to defend themselves against a league of Ghibelline cities (Siena, Pisa and Pistoia) assisted by Florentine Ghibellines; the Florentine Uberti, who had been driven into exile after their plot of 1258, took refuge in Siena and encouraged that city in its hostility to Florence.
Both Houses of Parliament were in the main assemblies of aristocrats and landowners; but agriculture was ceasing to be the characteristic industry of the country and the Parliaold semi-feudal relations of life were in process of meat and rapid dissolution.Advertisement
The parliamentarian party was suffused with anti-aristocratic feelings even tho it was led by aristocratic feelings even tho it was led by aristocrats, and indeed partly against their leadership.
Improved transport made it an attractive area for wealthy aristocrats to build their country homes.
He receives no answer except a vision of 18th century aristocrats moving slowly into the Tsar's palace.
With the rapid growth of extreme democratic ideas the Feuillants soon began to be looked upon as reactionaries, and to be classed with "aristocrats."
The aristocrats were the dominant party, and filled the highest offices of the republic, which, in the I 2th century, rose to great power, both on sea and land, by its wars with the Lucchese, Genoese and Moslems. In I I 10 Pisa made peace with Lucca after six years of continuous hostilities.Advertisement
The aristocrats also favoured the Revolution, but preferred to continue the government under authority from James II.
The Penestae of Thessaly appear as a remnant of a distinct tribe settled on the confines of Macedonia and at the same time as a class of tributary peasants serving Thessalian aristocrats.
Because of the titled aristocrats who owned them, these estates became collectively known as the ' Dukeries ' .
Strabo, writing in the reign of Augustus, states that visiting British aristocrats in Rome were not uncommon.
The land reserved is almost wholly owned by aristocrats; with none of it on the land registry.Advertisement
There was a time when Russian aristocrats at the tsar's court and in high society also made a fad of the French language.
Blackadder is sick of the hero worship of the children of dead French aristocrats.
The Italian aristocrats were often men of vast wealth but few played any part in public affairs outside their own region.
This witch-hunt was a service to every force resisting such a break; to trade union bureaucrats, labor aristocrats and opportunists generally.
There is a danger of inadvertently - or knowingly - replacing warrior aristocrats with an equally romantic and misleading view of Iron Age societies.Advertisement
A group of eccentric aristocrats amuse and confuse each other through 24 hours of mistaken identity, faux infidelity and drunken frivolity.
As with many rich aristocrats, Sebastian appears neglectful of his own finances.
The Aristocrats (2005) " I come out, dressed as Hitler in crotchless panties.
With a hypocrisy worthy of the diplomacy of "the tyrants," the committee of public safety declared that it could not support an insurrection engineered by aristocrats, and Kosciuszko returned to Leipzig empty-handed.
His father, whose early experiences led him to hate aristocrats, bred him in the stern creed of the first republic. Throughout the empire Poisson faithfully adhered to the family principles, and refused to worship Napoleon.Advertisement
Signet rings were once common adornments for European aristocrats and were a sign of wealth and power.
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Caciquism or " bossism," government by local aristocrats, was the prime feature of village life in the islands during the entire period of Spanish rule and existed long before their arrival.
He came into notice first as an opponent of Pericles, to whom his advanced ideas were naturally unacceptable, and in his opposition somewhat curiously found himself acting in concert with the aristocrats, who equally hated and feared Pericles.
The Federalists were charged by the Republicans with being aristocrats and monarchists, and it is certain that their leaders 1 Even the Democratic party has generally been liberal; although less so in theory (hardly less so in practice) than its opponents.Advertisement
All the great aristocrats not only patronized the No but were themselves ready to take part in it.
It, too, was frequently of very ornamental nature and served to carry aristocrats or officials of high position.
Like the French aristocrats with the reforms of Necker, they would not listen till ruin had overtaken them.
After Philopoemen's death the aristocrats initiated a strongly philo-Roman policy, declared war against King Perseus and denounced all sympathizers with Macedonia.
If the king or queen could either have had the political genius of Frederick the Great, or could have had the good fortune to find a minister with that genius, and the good sense and good faith to trust and stand by him against mobs of aristocrats and mobs of democrats; if the army had been sound and the states-general had been convoked at Bourges or Tours instead of at Paris, then the type of French monarchy and French society might have been modernized without convulsion.Advertisement