landed gentry


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Noun1.landed gentry - the gentry who own land (considered as a class)
gentry, aristocracy - the most powerful members of a society
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landed gentry

nproprietari mpl terrieri
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The people in it are landed gentry, and they will begin to ask me questions, and to busy themselves about me.
"Do you talk in that familiar manner of one of the landed gentry of England?
The man drank a mouthful humbly, and Smilash continued, "Here's to the glorious landed gentry of old England: bless 'em!"
"She came of the highest landed gentry, yet she was not noble; she was gracious and pure and chari- table, of a blameless life and character, insomuch that in these regards was she peer of the best lady in the land."
Standish, the old lawyer, who had been so long concerned with the landed gentry that he had become landed himself, and used that oath in a deep-mouthed manner as a sort of armorial bearings, stamping the speech of a man who held a good position.
Tennyson's father was a clergyman, holding his appointments from a member of the landed gentry; his mother was peculiarly gentle and benevolent.
Our liberals are not Russian, nor are our conservatives, and you may be sure that the nation does not recognize anything that has been done by the landed gentry, or by the seminarists, or what is to be done either."
Does it lie within that nebulous, inchoate concept referred to as "the establishment", which allegedly includes the monarchy, the aristocracy, the landed gentry, the Anglican Communion, the judicial system, the armed forces and the public schools?
206\821) known for his asceticism and his book Kitab al-'aql, the dihqan class of minor landed gentry, the divine messenger Idris in the Qur'an, and ethics.
Unfortunately the faceless bowler hats in central city have deemed them illegal unless you are landed gentry with squillions of acres at your disposal.
One example is Barry Keoghan's squaddie, whose conscience-driven actions suggests the working classes on either side of the Irish Sea have a great deal of common cause against the English landed gentry.
Country chic Gone are the days of tweed being reserved for the landed gentry - this Zara skirt, PS49.99, will look super chic paired with a crisp white shirt.