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She certainly knows how to court the intelligentsia; they rhapsodize when anyone says, “On the one hand, but on the other hand.”

In the morning, join the intelligentsia at Cafe Pamplona, a European-style coffeehouse, also by Harvard Square.

On the whole the English intelligentsia have opposed Hitler, but only at the price of accepting Stalin.

The liberal intelligentsia continued its search for a better national anthem.

The urban gentry and intelligentsia, though, disdained this voluntary migration.

Since 1912 that misguided intelligentsia has been given a large store of fresh ammunition.

They will go on firing and firing, while the people, including the real intelligentsia, will be better engaged.

As a matter of fact it was the Trentino intelligentsia which looked forward to annexation, and not, as a class, the peasants.

The intelligentsia in China has a very peculiar position, unlike that which it has in any other country.

It is science that makes the difference between our intellectual outlook and that of the Chinese intelligentsia.


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