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"I bought them boots to wear only when I go into genteel society," said one of the codfish tribe, to a wag, the other day.
In those days, such a cage was considered a very genteel ornament for a New England kitchen.
Board and lodging in a genteel house, five-and-twenty Louis annually.
This day a genteel woman came to me, claiming kindred of me, as she had once done before, and borrowed 10s.
The more genteel worshippers take up their quarters mainly on the ground floor—at the back of the central seats and at the sides.
This is a new, and somewhat genteel-looking building—has a rather “taking” outside, and is inclined to be smart within.
The society is good, and to a stranger of genteel appearance, perfectly accessible either with or without introduction.
The ladies nex morning set out for the City, and I walked behind, doing the genteel thing, with a nosegy and a goold stick.
MEMOIRS OF MR. CHARLES J. YELLOWPLUSHWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
The fact is, that situation would have given me barely a genteel subsistence.
WASHINGTON IRVINGHENRY W. BOYNTON
No one in England is genteel or respectable that is ‘looked at,’ who is the victim of oppression.
THE ROMANY RYEGEORGE BORROW

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