old school


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a class of people favoring traditional ideas

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In this dilemma an appeal is made to Anytus, a respectable and well-to-do citizen of the old school, and a family friend of Meno, who happens to be present.
There was an airy disregard for legal formalities about him which exasperated his father, an attorney of the old school.
Mr Dennis, who had been bred and nurtured in the good old school, and had administered the good old laws on the good old plan, always once and sometimes twice every six weeks, for a long time, bore these appeals with a deal of philosophy.
The great old school of St Xavier's in Partibus, block on block of low white buildings, stands in vast grounds over against the Gumti River,' at some distance from the city.
A gastronome of the old school who preserves the simple
Why, after I graduated, and before my father died--he was of the old school and laughed at what he called my theories--I traveled for a couple of years.
This was, to lie behind the wall at the back of my old school, in a corner where there used to be a haystack.
His manners were pleasantly marked by the formal grace and refinement of the old school of politeness, quickened by the invigorating sharpness and readiness of a man whose business in life obliges him always to keep his faculties in good working order.
The Yellow Coat School was a double source of profit to the calculating confectioner; for he opened an eating-room for the superior workmen employed on the new school, and he accommodated the pupils at the old school by giving great attention to the fancy- sugar department.
But the gasworks were never forgotten, and when Lady Brandon mentioned, as a piece of delightful news, that she had found out their old school companion, and had asked her to join them, Gertrude was not quite pleased.
She was a ship of the old school, rather small if anything; with an old fashioned claw-footed look about her.
Do you remember the old school, Eddy, and how you and I used to walk there together, you carrying my dinner-basket and helping me over the fences?
Give me their books, give me their studies, their memoirs, and though I am not a literary critic, yet I will prove as clear as day that every chapter and every word of their writings has been the work of a former landed proprietor of the old school.
The sad thing is there are so few people from the old school around, or willing, to throw that fit for Roy and Jackie.
It was sad because I had lots of nice memories about the old school," he said.