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Hopkins was “a bit of a bad boy” when he was starting out — he recently celebrated his 45th year of sobriety — but despite his own volcanic energy and humor, he has often been cast as the butler or the buttoned-up patrician.
ANTHONY HOPKINS IS WELCOMING OLD AGE BY EMBRACING HIS INNER CHILDTIM GREIVINGFEBRUARY 25, 2021WASHINGTON POST
Andrea held up her hand to appease the patrician, whose exaggeration annulled his superiority.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
"I want you to whip this malapert with your sword-scabbard," roared the old patrician, pale with anger.
BALSAMO, THE MAGICIANALEXANDER DUMAS
However, the six oarsmen of the patrician craft were rapidly diminishing the distance.
THE SEVEN CARDINAL SINS: ENVY AND INDOLENCEEUGNE SUE
During this period there was little to choose between the fare of the proudest patrician and the humblest client.
THE PRIVATE LIFE OF THE ROMANSHAROLD WHETSTONE JOHNSTON
For the first eleven years after the passage of the Licinian Laws one consul was a plebeian and one a patrician.
THE TWO GREAT REPUBLICS: ROME AND THE UNITED STATESJAMES HAMILTON LEWIS
And Onorina, an exception as regards her fortune, is no less an exceptional patrician beauty.
HONORINEHONORE DE BALZAC
A fine patrician shape, to suitMy dear old father's sister— Lips softly curved, a dainty foot:Happy the man that kissed her!
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
Rank he despised, nor, if they came well dressed,Cared if they were plebeian or patrician.
THE BOOK OF HUMOROUS VERSEVARIOUS
"Patrician and plebeian must stand or fall together, my Marcia," he said quietly.
THE LION'S BROODDUFFIELD OSBORNE
SYNONYM OF THE DAY
OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PATRICIAN

  • aristocratic
  • blue-blooded
  • elite
  • gentle
  • highborn
  • highbred
  • imperial
  • kingly
  • patrician
  • queenly
  • thoroughbred
  • titled
  • upper-class
  • wellborn
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