The Norman genius, talent for affairs as its main basis, with strenuousness and clear rapidity for its excellence, hardness and insolence for its defect.' The Germanic (Anglo-Saxon and 'Danish') element explains, then, why uneducated Englishmen of all times have been thick-headed, unpleasantly self-assertive, and unimaginative, but sturdy fighters; and the Norman strain why upper-class
Englishmen have been self-contained, inclined to snobbishness, but vigorously aggressive and persevering, among the best conquerors, organizers, and administrators in the history of the world.
Trying to be very, very upper-class
Philippines, I thought.
elites don't need merit and are seen to thrive more via sleaze.
The survey showed that about 71 percent of these middle- to upper-class
Filipinos knew about insurance but only 16 percent actually owned life insurance products.
Based on Pew's definitions, 12 percent of Americans would be considered upper middle class in 2014, and 9 percent would be considered upper-class
, at the top of the income tier.
It discovers you don't have to be posh to work at Tatler, but it probably does help - editor Kate Reardon, pictured, is a selfconfessed 'honking great Sloane", and all the features team are expected to be versed in the rules of upper-class
In seven separate studies, researchers consistently found that upper-class
participants were more likely than less well-off people to lie and cheat when gambling or negotiating; cut people off when driving; and endorse unethical behavior in the workplace.
In seven separate studies, University of California, Berkeley, researchers consistently found that upper-class
participants were more likely to lie and cheat when gambling or negotiating; cut people off when driving, and endorse unethical behaviour in the workplace.
The desire of upper-class
Scots to blend in with British society considered in an essays on upper-class
Scottish children sent south for their education.
In an industry full of short actors, casting agents are having difficulty finding a tall, upper-class
English actor to play Sebastian Rowe, Thurman's lover in new romcom Eloise In Paris.
illustrates how, under colonial circumstances, Egypt's upper-class
shaped a vision of aviation as a tool that could bring an array of Utopian benefits to all Egyptians, including prosperity, freedom of movement, social status, equality, and ultimately, a smooth transformation to the happiness of the modern world.
It is an upper-class
restaurant and the staff there are very attentive.