Roget's 21st Century Thesaurus, Third Edition Copyright © 2013 by the Philip Lief Group.


What could be more fascinating for the man of the Third-Estate?

Thus do they interpret in their own way and in their own terms the double representation accorded to the Third-Estate.

As the Third-Estate, it must be noted, is the sole class making and saving money, nearly all these creditors belong it.

"The simplicity of English customs," and the customs of the Third-Estate seem to them better adapted to ordinary life.

Now that the Third-Estate has acquired its wealth a good many commoners have become people of society.

By what special merit, through what recognized capacity are they to secure respect of a member of the Third-Estate?

Tacitly or expressly, the Third-Estate refuses to restrict its mandate and allows no barriers to be interposed against it.

Why should the Third-Estate alone pay for roads on which the nobles and the clergy drive in their carriages?