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old-established

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  • After the family had moved west across London to settle in Putney, Judt was educated at Emanuel school, an old-established independent school in Battersea.

    Tony Judt obituary

  • “Get Ellen and Louis to entice him to Bexley; take him up to Dartford . . . and push him into that most useful and old-established institution—the Dartford Mental Home, where he could spend his time writing lavatory roll after lavatory roll of concentrated libel—for writing libel seems to be his pet hobby nowadays.”

    Storyteller

  • What makes the present case so alarming is that concessions are being made to Holocaust-deniers and anti-Semites, and that this is not a departure from "original intent" Catholicism but rather part of a return to traditional and old-established preachments.

    The Pope’s Denial Problem

  • The old-established carrier of the place brought his fishing-rod and travelling-trunk, with a letter to Meg, dated a week previously, desiring her to prepare to receive an old acquaintance.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • All old-established national industries have been destroyed or are daily being destroyed.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Many years ago I started work in the publications department of an old-established City institution.

    Dangers of Compliance

  • I shall rely upon the credit of your old-established house. —

    Eve and David

  • Flicoteaux III. respected the old exterior, maintaining the dingy hue and general air of a respectable, old-established house, showing thereby the depth of their contempt for the charlatanism of the shop-front, the kind of advertisement which feasts the eyes at the expense of the stomach, to which your modern restaurant almost always has recourse.

    A Distinguished Provincial at Paris

  • The balsam, the lodgings, and the old-established cutting and shaving business brought me in a pretty genteel income.

    Burlesques

  • As for his other publishers: he started, as I say, with John Murray and has had books published by Constable, another highly respectable, old-established firm now merged with Robinson.

    Julian Fane: The Sodbury Crucifix

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