|Grocott & Ward, comps. Grocotts Familiar Quotations, 6th ed. 189-?.|
|Those families, you know, are our upper-crust,not upper ten thousand. [I want you to see Peel, Stanley, Graham, Shiel, Russell, Macaulay, Old Joe, and so on. They are all upper-crust here.Sam Slick in England, Chap. XXIV. Sam Slick first appeared in a weekly paper of Nova Scotia, 1835. At present, there is no distinction among the upper ten thousand of the city.Willis, Necessity for a Promenade Drive.]|
Cooper.The Ways of the Hour, Chap. VI. (1850).