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Sir Robert was forced to give up the contest and be shelved with a peerage.
THE WITS AND BEAUX OF SOCIETYGRACE & PHILIP WHARTON
The peerage, "God bless our old nobility," acts like an anodyne on her.
Then, declining to take the oath of allegiance to Louis Philippe, he retired from the peerage, and gave up his pension.
No rising man, with ability to acquire a national reputation, will quit it for a peerage and a seat in the House of Lords.
She has bought a Peerage, and knows the pedigree of the whole Kew family.
THE NEWCOMESWILLIAM MAKEPEACE THACKERAY
Gossips were questioned about the private history, the peerage consulted for such facts as were public.
He also bought a peerage, and it became his favorite study at odd quarters of an hour.
She hurriedly looked up in Debrett and Who's Who all the other actresses who had married into the peerage.
THE VANITY GIRLCOMPTON MACKENZIE
A merchant of enormous wealth, who had recently been raised to the peerage, was staying at one of our country houses.
BASILWILKIE COLLINS
The lay nobility were not equally grateful, although his deference for the peerage was extreme.

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