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" ... in the nation's councils and its wars from the birth of the republic downward. Into this select circle it was difficult to gain admission. No. 2 was the aristocracy of the middle ground — of which, more anon. No. 3 lay beyond ; of it we will say... "
The Gilded Age: a tale of to-day, volume two - Page 14
by Mark Twain - 1915 - 360 pages
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The gilded age, by S.L. Clemens and C.D. Warner

Samuel Langhorne Clemens - 1874
...uolke. Jir was mochel honde • of manicunnes londe, for ech wende to beon . betere pan UJNT. Layamon. LAURA soon discovered that there were three distinct...aristocracy was " fast," and not averse to ostentation. 296 SOCIETY CUSTOMS. The aristocracy of the Antiques ignored the ariotocracy of the Parvemis ; the...
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The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-day

Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner - 1880 - 574 pages
...boon . betere pun oper. Layamon. LAURA soon discovered that there were three distinct aris tocracies in Washington. One of these, (nick-named the Antiques,)...aristocracy was " fast," and not averse to ostentation. is- ]/ 296 SOCIETY CUSTOMS. The aristocracy of the Antiques ignored the aristocracy of the Parvenus...
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The gilded age, by S.L. Clemens and C.D. Warner. by Mark Twain and C.D ...

Samuel Langhorne Clemens - Washington (D.C.) - 1883
...uolke. par was mochel honde : of manicunnes londe, for ech wende to beon : betere pan oper. Layamon. LAURA soon discovered that there were three distinct...just a pleasant little spice of illegality about it, nll the better. This aristocracy was " fast," and not averse to ostentation. The aristocracy of the...
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The Gilded Age: A Tale of To-day

Mark Twain, Charles Dudley Warner - 1890 - 574 pages
...aristocracies in Washington.' One of these, (tiick-named the Antiques.) consisted Lof cultivated, high-bivd old families who looked back with pride upon an ancestry...ostentation. The aristocracy of the Antiques ignored the ariotocracy of the Parvenus ; the Parvenus laughed at the Antiques, (and secretly envied them.) There...
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The Writings of Mark Twain, Volume 11

Mark Twain - American fiction - 1915
...a place in it, and carried his family with him, no matter whence they sprang. Great wealth gave a 9 man a still higher and nobler place in it than did...aristocracy of the Parvenus; the Parvenus laughed &i the Antiques (and secretly envied them). There were certain important "society" customs which one...
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A Historical Guide to Mark Twain

Shelley Fisher (Professor of English and American Studies Fishkin, Professor of English and American Studies University of Texas Austin) - Biography & Autobiography - 2002 - 318 pages
...no matter whence they sprang. Great wealth gave a man a still greater and nobler place. ... If the wealth had been acquired by conspicuous ingenuity,...pleasant little spice of illegality about it, all the better."91 The group Twain and Warner championed was the aristocracy of "the middle ground," who were...
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