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" There is, however, in New England, an aristocracy, if you choose to call it so, which has a far greater character of permanence. It has grown to be a caste, — not in any odious sense, — but, by the repetition of the same influences, generation after... "
Elsie Venner - Page 2
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1861 - 360 pages
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Elsie Venner

Oliver Wendell Holmes - American literature - 1891
...Madeira chilled in embossed coolers, wearing their hair in powder, and casing their legs in long boots with silken tassels. There is, however, in New England,...distinct organization and physiognomy, which not to recognize is mere stupidity, and not to be willing to describe would show a distrust of the good-nature...
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Volume 5

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891 - 10 pages
...Madeira chilled in embossed coolers, wearing their hair in powder, and casing their legs in long boots with silken tassels. There is, however, in New England,...distinct organization and physiognomy, which not to recognize is mere stupidity, and not to be willing to describe would show a distrust of the good-nature...
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... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ...: Elsie Venner

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...Madeira chilled in embossed coolers, wearing their hair in powder, and casing their legs in long boots with silken tassels. There is, however, in New England,...distinct organization and physiognomy, which not to recognize is mere stupidity, and not to be willing to describe would show a distrust of the • good-nature...
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Works, Volume 5

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...Madeira chilled in embossed coolers, wearing their hair in powder, and casing their legs in long boots with silken tassels. There is, however, in New England,...distinct organization and physiognomy, which not to recognize is mere stupidity, and not to be willing to describe would show a distrust of the good-nature...
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Elsie Venner

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...Madeira chilled in embossed coolers, wearing their hair in powder, and casing their legs in long boots with silken tassels. There is, however, in New England,...an aristocracy, if you choose to call it so, which lias a far greater character of permanence. It has grown to be a caste, — not in any odious sense,...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5

American literature - 1860
...chilled in embossed coolers, wearing their hair in powder, and casing their legs in white-topped boots with silken tassels. • There is, however, in New...distinct organization and physiognomy, which not to recognize is mere stupidity, 'and not to be willing to describe would show a distrust of the good-nature...
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The Organization of American Culture, 1700-1900: Private Institutions ...

Peter D. Hall - History - 1984 - 336 pages
...significant extent, the cause of its survival. This was the "Brahmin Caste of New England:" There is ... in New England, an aristocracy, if you choose to call...acquired a distinct organization and physiognomy. . . . If you look carefully at any class of students in one of our colleges, you will have no difficulty...
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The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 5

1860
...chilled in embossed coolers, wearing their hair in powder, and casing their legs in white-topped boots with silken tassels. There is, however, in New England,...distinct organization and physiognomy, which not to recognize is mere stupidity, and not to be willing to describe would show a distrust of the good-nature...
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Brownson's quarterly review

1863
...Of course this trivial and frivolous fact of personal wealth does not create a permanent class . . . There is, however, in New England, an aristocracy,...odious sense, — but, by the repetition of the same influence, generation after generation, it has acquired a distinct organization and physiognomy, which...
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