Sentence Examples


  • Such nobility may be immemorial or it may not.
  • From the hall of the nobility the Emperor went to that of the merchants.
  • Aristocracy implies the existence of nobility; but nobility does not imply aristocracy; it may exist under any form of government.
  • But if differed from the old patriciate in this, that, while the privileges of the old patriciate rested on law, or perhaps rather on immemorial custom, the privileges of the new nobility rested wholly on a sentiment of which men could remember the beginning.
  • Nor is nobility the same thing as aristocracy.