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I am subject to these occasional outbreaks—these revolts against Philistinism.
MOUNT ROYAL, VOLUME 2 OF 3MARY ELIZABETH BRADDON
To say that you do not like them is confession of your own philistinism.
THE FEASTS OF AUTOLYCUSELIZABETH ROBINS PENNELL
For pure Philistinism I don't think I know any town that equals it.
TOWN LIFE IN AUSTRALIAR. E. N. (RICHARD) TWOPENY
A great deal of Tennyson is merely Philistinism made musical.
The standpoint of Ranke, whose history is detailed and in certain respects exhaustive, is that of general bourgeois Philistinism.
But even in the strongest the vain and weary struggle with Culture-Philistinism shows itself in lines and wrinkles.
FRIEDRICH NIETZSCHEGEORG BRANDES
But his nationality hung around his neck like a millstone; he could never throw off his native Philistinism.
A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
Mark Twain, in his day, felt the stirrings of revolt, and not all his Philistinism was sufficient to hold him altogether in check.
A BOOK OF PREFACESH. L. MENCKEN
The most learned scholar reveals all the philistinism and prejudice of the man-on-the-curbstone when mores are in discussion.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
He received some money, and more fame, and still more enemies as a result of his powerful literary tilts against Philistinism.

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