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petit-bourgeois

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  • Richardson said: It's one of the most interesting periods of Picasso's life – he lives a good, petit-bourgeois, Communist party member's life with Françoise and their two children.

    This week's arts diary – from New York

  • Could have something to do with the fact that law generally attracts the petit-bourgeois strivers, modern day courtiers.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Catholics and Jews?

  • Because the driver has (as is his wont) omitted such petit-bourgeois poltroonery as insurance, driving licence and vehicle registration, it will not matter if he is on every visit tracked from low Earth orbit by some huge American spy satellite.

    Archive 2009-02-01

  • The petit-bourgeois adventurists at the Progressive Change Campaign Committee are glad to see Rahm go and are looking forward to battling him in the Chicago mayoral race.

    HUFFPOST HILL - OCTOBER 1ST, 2010

  • Because the driver has (as is his wont) omitted such petit-bourgeois poltroonery as insurance, driving licence and vehicle registration, it will not matter if he is on every visit tracked from low Earth orbit by some huge American spy satellite.

    Blatancy Award

  • Looking at McGill beside Beardsley makes one realise not so much how filthy Beardsley's cocks are? with their exposed domes and writhing veins? but how equally subversive McGill's 1930s 'seaside humour was, making a mockery of Britain's interwar flop-on by equipping its petit-bourgeois with such exaggerated symbolism.

    Rude Britannia: British Comic Art, at Tate Britain

  • Could have something to do with the fact that law generally attracts the petit-bourgeois strivers, modern day courtiers.

    The Volokh Conspiracy » Why Catholics and Jews?

  • It called them petit-bourgeois mysticism, refuge in the ivory tower.

    Autumn

  • To put it another way, it seems to be the case that a progressive public university system with the wherewithal to provide nurture and sustenance to its activist students and professors requires something for which they have thus far had little sympathy: a thriving petit-bourgeois to help pay for it.

    California Students Complain About 'Tax Hikes'

  • To put it another way, it seems to be the case that a progressive public university system with the wherewithal to provide nurture and sustenance to its activist students and professors requires something for which they have thus far had little sympathy: a thriving petit-bourgeois to help pay for it.

    California Students Complain About 'Tax Hikes'

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