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Synonyms for patrician

a person of refined upbringing and manners

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befitting a person of noble origin

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belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

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Oh, Crimsworth is better filled up than I am, I know besides he has a straight nose, arched eyebrows, and all that; but these advantages--if they are advantages--he did not inherit from his mother, the patrician, but from his father, old Crimsworth, who, MY father says, was as veritable a shire blue-dyer as ever put indigo in a vat yet withal the handsomest man in the three Ridings.
Therefore besides personal force and so much perception as constitutes unerring taste, society demands in its patrician class another element already intimated, which it significantly terms good-nature,--expressing all degrees of generosity, from the lowest willingness and faculty to oblige, up to the heights of magnanimity and love.
Rawdon Crawley,"--he wrote--"the young patrician interposed between me and the lady and whisked my Helen off without a word of apology.
ySTANBUL (CyHAN)- Patricians and archbishops from 14 Orthodox churches came to together at Aya Yorgi Greek Orthodox Church in Fener Greek Patriarchate for a three-day meeting upon the invitation of Fener Greek Patriarch Bartholomeos.
In which group did both patricians and equestrians serve?
The separation of the topic into four outstanding titles allows for a narrowed, more in-depth focus in The Patricians (0761416544, $20.
Rodska, who has recorded about 70 audio books, gives the story a full-voiced reading that includes a four-year-old girl, patricians and lowly marble merchants, a tetchy nanny, brawlers and babes.
The various disputes between the plebeians and patricians had always been resolved by negotiation and political reform.
Kent suggests that the Ciompi revolt of 1378 shaped, over the course of the following century, a patrician response that gradually emphasized a relationship of peaceful, if wary, class coexistence between patricians and popolo.
It was at that moment that he began consciously to identify himself with patricians whom those lower on the social scale routinely denounced as reactionaries.
To see the cowardly patricians humiliated - Caligula rapes the wife of one almost before his eyes - is sometimes painful to watch.
Dark paneled walls join old leather chairs and stained-glass skylights at this watering hole for poets, politicians and patricians.
Does our people's president, then, clog patricians with leaden taxation?
Indeed, it can be seen that regular sacrifices made by farmers to their patricians for the village rites have always been small enough to allow for money to be earned and yet, at the same time, symbolically powerful enough to tie individual farms, farmers and herds to the moral economy of the ancestors and to the latters' mythical landscape.