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After this manner the democrat was generated out of the oligarch?

I assume, I said, that the tyrant is in the third place from the oligarch; the democrat was in the middle?

And the oligarch is third from the royal; since we count as one royal and aristocratical?

Where every man, from nobleman to labourer, should be an oligarch by faith, and a gentleman by practice.

He was an oligarch, but he wanted the oligarchy round him to be true and honest!

The oligarch can be unemployable, because he will not be employed.

Perhaps that French oligarch was a humanitarian; most oligarchs are.

Not everybody can see his country and the universe through the eyes of an oligarch of high finance.

The voice of an oligarch rang out from the room he disappeared into, quite deliciously, and filled the empty house.

What Dickens and other romancers do probably omit from the picture of the eighteenth-century oligarch is probably his liberality.

WORD ORIGIN

c.1600, from Middle French olygarche, oligarque, from Greek oligarkhes, related to oligarkhia (see oligarchy).

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