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Aristocʹracy

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The cold shade of the aristocracyi.e. the unsympathising patronage of the great. The expression first occurs in Sir W. F. P. Napier’s History of the Peninsular War.

The word “aristocracy” is the Greek aristo-cratia (rule of the best-born).

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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