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Synonyms for Brummell

English dandy who was a fashion leader during the Regency (1778-1840)

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Brummell desprezava a burguesia, mas colocava-se no campo de uma casta superior, que nao era a da aristocracia classica.
Georgiana Cavendish, Duchess of Devonshire secured the third position followed by George Brummell.
The Dandy and the Herald: Manners, Mind, and Morals from Brummell to Durrell.
Following its sale to William Brummell in 1783, the house was transformed into a country estate.
FOR the royal meeting I'm happy enough for Ascot to introduce any new rules it chooses, on the basis that it's an anachronistic and arcane one-off, a last bastion of Beau Brummell.
Members of the Bay of Quinte Branch Executive were busy scurrying about in the fall with donated copies of Connie Brummell Crook's historical novels.
David Brummell, Iraq: Note of Telephone Conversation between the Foreign Secretary and the Attorney General on Tuesday, 12 November 2002 3 (declassified UK government document) (on file with author), available at http://www.
Still, be all that as it may, the Treatise really is a delightful, insightful, pocketsize version of what Balzac most admire& Divided into five chapters over three parts, and containing fifty-three aphorisms, such as "Elegant living is, in the broad acceptance of the term, the art of animating repose" or my favorite, "A man becomes rich; he is born elegant," neither of which really fit Balzac himself, the Treatise was the progenitor for texts such as Barbey d'Aurevilly's On Dandyism and George Brummell (1845) and Baudelaire's "The Painter of Modern Life" (1863).
James Street is a street out of time, a living museum to the Regency period, its inhabitants haunted by the ghosts of Brummell, Byron, and Gillray.
March 13 - Lord Goldsmith tells his legal secretary, David Brummell, that he has decided the "better view" is that a further resolution is not legally necessary.
30) Walker's signature character resembles the white class-crosser Beau Brummell even as it reflects Walker's billing as a "Real Coon.
6) Elkan R, Kendrick D, Hewitt M, Robinson J, Tolley K, Blair M, Dewey M, Williams D, Brummell K.
The British Ambassador to Kazakhstan, Paul Brummell, told the BBC that officials would monitor the progress of the case and any arrests that were made.
Station I: 3 Brummell children Station II: 6 Donaldson children; 1 Phelps Station III: 6 James Shearer's children; 3 Gavin Shearer's; 2 Greenway's Station IV: 7 children Rolls family; 2 McFinnity's; 1 Lumby's
More familiar names include Lewis Carroll, Dr Samuel Johnson, Sir Thomas Beecham, Lord Byron, Beau Brummell, Dr William Spooner, and Oscar Wilde.