Middle-classes sentence example

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  • The traditional loyalty of the Danish middle classes was transformed into a boundless enthusiasm for the king personally, and for a brief period Frederick found himself the most popular man in his kingdom.
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  • In the Scottish parliament which met in September, Montrose found himself in opposition to Argyll, who had made himself the representative of the Presbyterian and national party, and of the middle classes.
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  • Whether he subsequently regarded the victory of the monarchy and its corollary, the admittance of the middle classes to all offices and dignities, as a satisfactory equivalent for his original demands; or whether he was so overcome by royal favour as to sacrifice cheerfully the political liberties of his country, can only be a matter for conjecture.
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  • At the same time there was a certain healthy aspect in the cultivation of the Meistergesang among the German middle classes of the 15th and 16th centuries; the Meistersinger poetry, if not great or even real poetry, had - especially in the hands of a poet like Hans Sachs - many germs of promise for the future.
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  • Their columns were thus a sealed book to the whole of the lower middle classes and to the entire female population.
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  • The fees in these institutions are almost nominal, the middle-classes are thus educated at the expense of the masses.
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  • This increased the opposition of the Liberal middle classes to the government.
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  • On his return to Copenhagen, in 1662, Schumacher found the monarchy established on the ruins of the aristocracy, and eager tobuy the services of every man of the middle classes who had superior talents to offer.
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  • In a word, this diet disturbed the equilibrium of the state by enfeebling and degrading the middle classes.
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  • To Castlereagh he wrote (December 11, 1816) that although he believed that the common people of the departments occupied,"particularly those occupied by us," were delighted to have the troops and the money spent among them, among the official and middle classes the feeling was very different.
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  • That' education was delivered up to the Church was partly the result of the terror inspired in the middle classes by the socialistic upheavals of 1848.
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  • The more the hope of being able to regain these middle classes of society disappeared, the more decidedly did the Curia perceive that it must seek the support and the regeneration of its power in the steadily growing democracy, and endeavour through the medium of universal suffrage to secure the influence which this new alliance was able to offer.
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  • To the middle classes of the 17th century he seemed a heaven-sent philosopher and guide, and was only less popular than Francis Quarles the poet.
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  • Republican and Socialist agitation, culminating in a series of dangerous risings, strengthened the position of the king as defender of middle-class interest; and since the middle classes constituted the pays legal which alone was represented in Parliament, he came to regard his position as unassailable, especially after the suppression of the risings under Blanqui and Barbes in 1839.
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  • The constant increase of the Social Democrats had for some years caused much uneasiness not only to the government, but also among the middle classes.
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  • The middle classes now joined the rebels; and the riots had become 1848.h 13, a revolution.
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  • The origin of most of the abuses which vitiate Sicilian political life, and of the frequent scandals in the representative local administrations, is to be found in the straitened condition of the Sicilian middle classes.
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  • The dress of the men of the upper and middle classes who have not adopted European clothinga practice increasingly common consists of cotton drawers, and a cotton or silk shirt with very wide sleeves.
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  • Ladies of the upper or middle classes lead a life of extreme inactivity, spending their time at the bath, which is the general place of gossip, or in receiving visits, embroidering, and the like, and in absolute dolce far niente.
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  • Its immediate consequence was to throw open every state appointment to the middle classes; and the middle classes of that period, with very few exceptions, monopolized the intellect and the energy of the nation.
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  • The population of European blood, which calls itself Creole, is greater than that of any other tropical colony; many of the inhabitants trace their descent from ancient French families, and the higher and middle classes are distinguished for their intellectual culture.
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  • Honest and moderate, protecting the middle classes against exactions of the nobles, he exercised a happy influence upon the south, in spite of his naturally despotic character and his continual and pressing need of money.
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  • Such were the Oratorians of St Philip Neri, founded to evangelize the middle classes of Rome.
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  • At the end of 1873 Castelar had reason to be satisfied with the results of his efforts, with the military operations in the peninsula, with the assistance he was getting from the middle classes and even from many of the political elements of the Spanish revolution that were not republican.
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  • They state that the colleges were provided to repair the ravages caused by the Black Deaths in the ranks of the clergy, and for the benefit of those whose parents could not without help maintain them at the universities, and the names of the boys appointed by Wykeham and in his time show that "poor and indigent" meant the younger sons of the gentry, and the sons of yeomen, citizens of Winchester or London, and the middle classes generally, who needed the help of exhibitions.
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  • A bourgeoise herself, it was Sigbrit's constant policy to elevate and extend the influence of the middle classes.
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  • But he would do things his own way; and deeply distrusting the Danish nobles with whom he shared his powers, he sought helpers from among the wealthy and practical middle classes of Flanders.
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  • Those of the urban middle classes are shopkeepers and artizans, and those of the lower class are domestics and day labourers.
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  • It fell heavily upon the baronage and their retainers, but passed lightly, for the most part, over the heads of the middle classes.
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  • The effect of the Reform Bill, which abolished fifty-six rotten boroughs, and by reducing the representation of others set free 143 seats, which were in part conferred on the new industrial centres, was to transfer a large share of political power from the landed aristocracy to the middle classes.
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  • For the riot in Hyde Park led almost directly to a new Reform Act, and to the transfer of power from the middle classes to the masses of the people.
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  • With their loss it involved a great radical change, which placed the working classes of the country in the position of predominance which the middle classes had occupied since 1832.
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  • In 1797 Wilberforce published A Pratical View of the Prevailing Religious System of Professed Christians in the Higher and Middle Classes of this Country Contrasted with Real Christianity, which within half a year went through five editions and was afterwards translated into French, Italian, Dutch and German.
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  • This time events worked in his favour; the industrial insurrection of June made the middle classes and the mass of the rural population look for a saviour, while it turned the industrial population towards Bonapartism, out of hatred for the republican bourgeois.
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  • Paris was in effect dominated by the armed and organized proletariat, and this proletariat could never be satisfied with a settlement which, while proclaiming the sovereignty of the people, had, by means of the property qualification for the franchise, established the political ascendancy of the middle classes.
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  • The education of girls has been much developed not only in the state schools but even more so in the convents, which educate more than half the girls of the upper and middle classes.
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  • The middle classes and the petite bourgeoisie remained completely excluded and unconcerned.
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  • These provided for young men of the upper and middle classes.
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  • The honorable Member for Birmingham had made a very dexterous speech, a skillful evolution in favor of the middle classes.
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  • The ten pound suffrage introduced by the Reform Bill had only enfranchised the middle classes.
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  • The government's flagship White Paper, due to be published this afternoon, has been criticized for pandering to the middle-classes.
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  • As ever, the prime beneficiaries of state largesse would appear to be the middle classes.
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  • There is little of the obsessive manipulation of money and place that feeds the educational neurosis of the American and British middle classes.
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  • There was a lot of support for that Clause, especally among the rather prudish middle-classes.
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  • The royal families have rubbed salt in their middle classes resentment by engaging in excesses of conspicuous consumption.
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  • Yet a gondola loaded with chilled, fresh tagliatelle and spaghetti is now a must-have fixture in any supermarket catering for the middle classes.
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  • No, the voice of the middle classes gets the yips when old stuff is on the telly.
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  • But oppressive, corrupt and inefficient as it was, the government was not confronted by the uncompromising hostility of the whole people; the ignorant priest-ridden masses were either indifferent or of mildly Bourbon sympathies; the opposition was constituted by the educated middle classes and a part of the aobility.
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  • In politics he remained a constitutional Liberal of the old type, and for him the people were the middle classes in opposition to the lower, which he saw to have been the supporters of tyranny in all ages, while he considered Radicalism to mean a return via anarchy to absolutism.
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  • So long as he held aloof from Ledru-Rollin and the more radical of his colleagues, the disunion resulting weakened the government; as soon as he effected an approximation to them the middle classes fell off from him.
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  • The song and the hat named after him (the latter a broad slouch hat with a feather) became famous as the symbols of the middle-classes in revolt.
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  • As time went on, paper-making methods were improved and paper became more readily available to the middle classes.
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