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1aristócrata masculine, femininehe is an aristocrat among cabinet-makers — es de los mejores ebanistas
- It swept away the old feudal order of aristocrats and kings.
- Luchino Visconti was an aristocrat who became a Communist.
- These are the new collectors, as opposed to aristocrats or members of other wealthy families who have inherited art.
- We were all seated in the council, all the noblemen and all the aristocrats and councilors.
- He dressed in rags and rarely took a bath, which fascinated the carefully washed and perfumed aristocrats round the tsar and his family.
- The law stood above kings and aristocrats with a constitution that had to maintain a balance of power between the rival institutions.
- She told him that she was the former wife of a Russian aristocrat, and she wrote on her marriage certificate that her father was dead.
- In 1591 Bruno returned to Italy after being invited by the Venetian nobleman Zuane Mocenigo to educate the aristocrat in mnemonics.
- For centuries the House of Lords was made up of old aristocrats, those who were born lords or ladies.
- The industrialists are dressed as bewigged aristocrats of pre-revolutionary France, with Hearst as Cardinal Richelieu.
- In 1792 the September terror took place in France, in which thousands of aristocrats were executed, including the King.
- Gradually, in the way that wealthy whites discovered the jazz clubs of Harlem in the 1920s, the aristocrats started hanging around the fado clubs.
- Greek and Roman aristocrats studied law, philosophy, and the art of public speaking in order to fulfil the political vocation indicated by their birth.
- Up until the Radical Covenanters confronted the government forces at Bothwell Brig they still had the support of some minor aristocrats.
- So the aristocrats who sought elections as tribunes had to be able to play the demagogue.
- Even Doug Anderton - star journalist and married to a wealthy aristocrat - sees his job as literary editor on a national newspaper as a demotion from politics.
- Although an Italian aristocrat by birth, Piccolomini served the imperial cause faithfully throughout his military career.
- An aristocrat by birth, his education was in botany and his first appointment was as ‘Botanist to the King’.
- To be born an aristocrat does not in itself prevent me from taking on the project of liberty for the commoner or the day laborer.
- But much of the inner unrest of the fifth century was also due to the attempts by senatorial aristocrats to expand their power.