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" He comes of the Brahmin caste of New England. This is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy referred to, and which many readers will at once acknowledge. "
Elsie Venner - Page 3
by Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1861 - 360 pages
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The Holmes Birthday Book

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Birthday books - 1889 - 407 pages
...on his mother's portrait is blistered with tears. THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST-TAELE. NOVEMBER 16. The Brahmin caste of New England. This is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy which many readers will at once acknowledge. There are races of scholars among us, in which aptitude...
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Elsie Venner

Oliver Wendell Holmes - American literature - 1891
...life; but very few of them ever become great scholars. A scholar is, in a large proportion of cases, the son of scholars or scholarly persons. That is...is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy referred to, and which many readers will at once acknowledge. There are races of scholars among us,...
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The Writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Volume 5

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1891 - 10 pages
...life; but very few of them ever become great scholars. A scholar is, in a large proportion of cases, the son of scholars or scholarly persons. That is...is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy referred to, and which many readers will at once acknowledge. There are races of scholars among us,...
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... The Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes ...: Elsie Venner

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...life; but very few of them ever become great scholars. A scholar is, in a large proportion of cases, the son of scholars or scholarly persons. That is...is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy referred to, and which many readers will at once acknowledge. There are races of scholars among us,...
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Works, Volume 5

Oliver Wendell Holmes - 1892
...life; but very few of them ever become great scholars. A scholar is, in a large proportion of cases, the son of scholars or scholarly persons. That is...other young man is. He comes of the Brahmin caste of Nenu England. This is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy referred to, and which many readers...
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The Oliver Wendell Holmes Year Book

Oliver Wendell Holmes - Poets - 1894 - 205 pages
...on his mother's portrait is blistered with tears. THE AUTOCRAT OF THE BREAKFAST-TABLE. NOVEMBER 16. The Brahmin caste of New England. This is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy which many readers will at once acknowledge. There are races of scholars among us, in which aptitude...
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Heredity as Treated by Some of the Principal New England Authors

Herman Churchill - 1902 - 166 pages
...life; but very few of them ever become great scholars. A scholar is, in a large proportion of cases, the son of scholars or scholarly persons. That is exactly what the other young man is. He comes from the Brahmin caste of Hew England. ** * There are races of scholars among us, in which aptitude...
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The Organization of American Culture, 1700-1900: Private Institutions ...

Peter D. Hall - History - 1984 - 336 pages
...force of will and character, and become great scholars. A scholar is, in a large proportion of cases, the son of scholars or scholarly persons. That is...is the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy referred to, and which many readers will at once acknowledge. There are races of scholars among us,...
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The Hub: Boston Past and Present

Thomas H. O'Connor - History - 2001 - 310 pages
...members of this new Boston aristocracy. In his novel Elsie Venner, Holmes wrote of a young Bostonian: "He comes of the Brahmin caste of New England. This...the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy." Expanding upon the description even further, Holmes painted a fascinating portrait of the "Boston Brahmins"...
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Boston Modern: Figurative Expressionism as Alternative Modernism

Judith Arlene Bookbinder - Art - 2005 - 372 pages
...Breakfast Table," coined the term in his 1861 novel, Elsie Venner, where he describes a young Bostonian: "He comes of the Brahmin caste of New England. This...the harmless, inoffensive, untitled aristocracy." Holmes continued to describe the "Boston Brahmins" with their "houses by Bulfinch, their monopoly of...
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