I guessed that Mack Graham was not one of the town's new rich men.
The New Rich chose one of three paths: subversion, revolution and emulation.
As for the new rich of the period, they almost all appear to us like parvenus.
Was not he, too, following his wife on the path of the new rich?
The new rich Americans, Madame Jewett and her daughter, have it now.
We are no 'new rich,' who have to fall back upon our wealth for the consideration we count upon.
The new rich introduced luxuries and vices which till then had been alien to the Spanish character.
That the immature Sissie should suddenly drop the ideals of the new poor for the ideals of the new rich was excusable.
Regardless of the method of inheritance adopted by the New Rich, all of them share some common characteristics.
Perhaps this is the most important lesson of all: the New Rich are children, aspiring to become adults.