Though these heroines were well-born
, Gregory says, "they don't all have very well-recorded histories.
You needed to have been well-born
, or even if born in disadvantage, to have won a lottery of sorts that got you to a good school or landed you at the doorsteps of a Western charity of some scholarship-giving Mzungu religious order.
In fact, he has been busily falling in love with Viola de Lesseps, a well-born
girl who wants to be an actor (at a time when women were not allowed on the stage) and who, having turned up at the Globe for an audition dressed as a boy, gets both the part of Juliet and bags the author as well.
Although not a member of the House of Saud, he was well-born
All four Georges had married well-born
German ladies, but produced few offspring.
The lads from Liverpool may not have been 'well-born
' and educated, but they were true artists, who valued their music and their fans more than all the billions and gazillions they stood to make.
Born in 1550, in the North Wales town of Denbigh, Thomas was one of four brothers, and from an early age his enthusiasm for life seems to have been guided by that Tudor Zeitgeist which motivated the able, well-born
young men of the age.
, award-winning screenwriter and film director Christopher Monger got in touch from his home in LA.
In Colorado in the 1800s, Jay Cavendish (Smit-McPhee) is a 16 year-old well-born
Scot, saved from vicious bounty hunters by Silas Selleck (Fassbender) who agrees to help him find his teenage Scottish love.
Typical was The Standard of Living Among Workingmen's Families in New York City (1909), written by Robert Chapin, the son of a college president, which labeled "visits to cafes, ale houses," tobacco, gambling and lotteries, "ornaments (personal)," "theater and "public festivities," and even candy, soda water, and ice cream for children as "luxuries" and "extravagances." Through the 20th and into the 21st centuries opposition to consumerism remained almost exclusively the domain of well-born
do-gooders, often finding its voice in claims that advertisers create in common folk "artificial" desires for "useless" luxuries and "mindless" entertainment.
Ginette Aley explores the homefront through the correspondence of Kathleen Samuels, a well-born
Virginian pressed to maintain her home in the face of material shortage and her husband's absence due to military service.
Kate starred in the school production as Eliza Doolittle, a flower girl who took speech lessons so that she could pass as a well-born