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1) aristocracy. The Columbia Encyclopedia, Sixth Edition. 2001
...West the political concept of aristocracy derives from Plato's formulation in the Republic. The criteria on which aristocracy is based may vary greatly from society...

2) Aristocracy. XI. English Traits. Emerson, Ralph Waldo. 1909-14. Essays and English Traits. The Harvard Classics
...English state, now that it is getting obsolete, glares a little, in contrast with the democratic tendencies. The inequality of power and property shocks republican...

3) aristocracy. Roget s II: The New Thesaurus, Third Edition. 1995.
...People of the highest social level: blue blood, crème de la crème, elite, flower, gentility, gentry, nobility, patriciate, quality, society, upper class, who's who....

4) aristocracy. The New Dictionary of Cultural Literacy, Third Edition. 2002
...aristocracy A privileged, primarily hereditary ruling class, or a form of government controlled by such an elite. 1 Traditionally, the disproportionate concentration...

5) aristocracy. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...Government by a ruling class. b. A state or country having this form of government. 3a. Government by the citizens deemed to be best qualified to lead. b. A state...

6) §4. Early New England Congregationalism a Compromise between Aristocracy and Democracy. III. The Puritan Divines, 1620–1720. Vol. 15. Colonial and Revolutionary Literature; Early National Literature, Part I. The Cambridge History of English and American Literature: An Encyclopedia in Eighteen Volumes. 1907–21
...Presbyterian in sympathies and policies. Possessed of ample means and of good social position, they were liberals rather than radicals, and they shared the common...

7) 26843. Harper, Frances Ellen Watkins. The Columbia World of Quotations. 1996
...More than the changing of institutions we need the development of a national conscience, and the upbuilding of national character. Men may boast of the aristocracy...

8) aristocrat. The American Heritage® Dictionary of the English Language: Fourth Edition. 2000.
...One considered the best of its kind: the aristocrat of cars. French aristocrate, from aristocratie, aristocracy, from Old French, from Late Latin aristocratia. See...

9) Crust. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The upper crust (of society). The aristocracy; the upper ten-thousand. 1...

10) Aristoc'racy. Dictionary of Phrase and Fable. 1898
...The cold shade of the aristocracy-i.e. the unsympathising patronage of the great. The expression first occurs in Sir W. F. P. Napier s History of the Peninsular War....

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