aristocratical


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Synonyms for aristocratical

belonging to or characteristic of the nobility or aristocracy

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with the decrees of despots and praefects of the old Eastern and Western Empire, into a sort of politico-salmagundy of superstition, barbarism, incongruous tyranny and mail morality; sauced, seasoned, and garnished to the true taste of royal and aristocratical epicureanism, by .
If executive power, or any considerable part of it, is left in the hands of an aristocratical or democratical assembly, it will corrupt the legislature as necessarily as rust corrupts iron, or arsenic poisons the human body; and when the legislature is corrupted, the people are undone.
The one is aristocratical, the other a republican faculty.
Within the last twenty years, many men have acquired large fortunes in Montreal from very low beginnings; and it is worthy of remark that, although there are not, I believe, more than rive or six families in the city, excepting those of the first class, whose rank in life, before the acquisition of their wealth, was above that of servants and mechanics, they exhibit as much pride, and as strong an inclination towards aristocratical distinction, as many of the oldest patrician families in Europe.
The ILN also gave over a full, three-columned page to reproductions of Wellington family autographs, suggesting that "public attention, which occupies itself with even the most trifling details relative to departed greatness," must take an interest in these august signatures, especially in the Duke's own "uniform, aristocratical, and very legible" one (20 November 1852: 451).
The gradual overcoming of the aristocratical interest eventually resulted in the loss of any balance in the constitution, the outcome being 'ultimately most pernicious to the commonwealth, and involved incalculable evils for all Greece'.
188) In Tennessee, a newspaper said the decision has "awakened public attention to the aristocratical character of the Court, and must sooner or later bring down on the members of it the execration of the community," while a Kentucky paper said Marshall's principles "must raise an alarm throughout our widely-extended empire" because they "strike at the roots of State-Rights and State Sovereignty.