Sentence Examples


  • Among the gentry of the province Nicholas was respected but not liked.
  • The Polish nobles, gentry and Church - the educated classes generally - were crushed.
  • In England indeed a variety of causes hindered nobility or gentry from ever obtaining the importance which they obtained, for instance, in France.
  • "It seems that even in the next world only the gentry are to have a chance!" remarked one.
  • Those who possessed the right of coatarmour by immemorial use, or by grant in regular form, formed the class of nobility or gentry, words which, it must again be remembered, are strictly of the same meaning.
 

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