He would not permit himself to love the lowborn or the poor.
Should he be more cowardly, baser, weaker than the lowborn and wretched?
"I am a lowborn, miserable villain," declared the Chief Steward, humbly.
The villain is a villain because he is the son of a lowborn and base stonemason.
It is only for the lowborn virgin to be taught it by some highborn youth.
She believed ...