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For better or worse, we’re watching a genre step off its highbrow pedestal—one that supported it through the making of many classic and literally world-changing films, but also helped to limit its audience.
"They recently let me join a highbrow mountain club; but when I start for the rocks I hesitate," Deering resumed.
NORTHWEST!HAROLD BINDLOSS
They reckon they're highbrow frontier cavalry and I guess the trooper won't allow a girl held him up.
NORTHWEST!HAROLD BINDLOSS
Weren't there to be any cakes and ale in New York simply because a highbrow happened to be mayor?
She had met him at some highbrow affair—it was a reception or some such social maelstrom—and, yes, his name was Bowles!
BAT WING BOWLESDANE COOLIDGE
Well, symphony—more of the highbrow stuff, I guess you would say.
WARREN COMMISSION (8 OF 26): HEARINGS VOL. VIII (OF 15)THE PRESIDENT'S COMMISSION ON THE ASSASSINATION OF PRESIDENT KENNEDY
Mr. Bull was not a great scholar: some of the "highbrow" members of the Staff professed to despise his humble attainments.
I could see him296 preparin' to swap highbrow chat with Miss Hampton.
"That was a very highbrow statement of yours, Pen," he said, less harshly than usual.
STILL JIMHONOR WILLSIE MORROW
Saving the life of a gink who, despite his brutal ways, belonged to the much-despised "highbrow" class.
THE MUCKEREDGAR RICE BURROUGHS

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