from The Century Dictionary.
- Having or wearing breeches; hence, pertaining to the respectable classes of society: opposed to sansculottic.
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What a strange, what a memorable period it was! involuntarily reminding one of an historic parallel in the roseate aspect presented by the early days of the first French revolution, when everybody had hailed as the dawning of a celestial morrow the putrescent glow of old corruption blending into the lurid fire of the coming _sans-culottic_ hell.
Under this my Gregorian chant, and beautiful wax-light phantasmagory, kindly hidden from you is an abyss of black doubts, scepticism, nay, sans-culottic Jacobinism, an orcus that has no bottom.
For indeed is not the Dandy culottic, habilatory, by law of existence;