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  • noun Plural form of aristo.

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  • Thus "_aristo_-cratic" is the power of the upper, or, as in Greek it is called, the "aristos" class of society; "_demo_-cratic" is the power of the people, which in

    The Letters of Queen Victoria, Volume 1 (of 3), 1837-1843) A Selection from Her Majesty's Correspondence Between the Years 1837 and 1861

  • ‘My dear Bella, these pompous so-called aristos are all alike.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • ‘My dear Bella, these pompous so-called aristos are all alike.

    The Vesuvius Club

  • American culture as the white-trash Christian Israel, with a blond-haired, blue-eyed, red-necked war-hero as its golden boy king, victorious over the cultural aristos of the power elite and the raghead Philistines who are, after all, pretty much just “The Enemy” in the original text.

    Kings

  • American culture as the white-trash Christian Israel, with a blond-haired, blue-eyed, red-necked war-hero as its golden boy king, victorious over the cultural aristos of the power elite and the raghead Philistines who are, after all, pretty much just “The Enemy” in the original text.

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  • It is part of a wave of 17th-century plays which were kitchen-sink dramas avant la sink, which turned to middle-class life as opposed to aristos for their subjects and sought a new naturalism of manner.

    A Woman Killed with Kindness; Loyalty; Ghost – review

  • She'll also reassure viewers about the veracity of the plot line, in which the Countess of Grantham real-life American actor Elizabeth McGovern rescues the hard-up British aristos with her dowry of her own family's hard-earned American cash.

    Peerless Titles

  • The problem remains that merit, as aristos excellence before it, continues to be defined by those already in the ruling classes to prefer their own offspring.

    Letters: Born rulers

  • We're upper middle class but we're not aristos, although I do know people who knew the Queen Mother, so that helped me get some inside information.

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  • Mark Steyn, with a little of the class warfare, particularly as it applies to global warming aristos.

    With a rousing cry of ‘Terra vult,’ no doubt*. - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState

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