One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
- ‘Toward the end of the century, the classics became better taught, and the expectation that the aristocratically wealthy should learn Greek and Latin while young probably became stronger than it had been since the 1690s.’
- ‘Finally, he stopped in a hallway decorated only by a dark portrait of some old lady sneering aristocratically down her nose at me.’
- ‘The Comtesse de la Fayette twitched nervously, her pointed nose turned aristocratically upward, her displeasure evident in her glance.’
- ‘The theme in the title is gradually worked out as Margaret - at first aristocratically repelled by ‘trade’ and its practitioners - comes to know and respect the ideas and the family life of both mill-hands and mill-owners.’
- ‘She smiled at me gently and a little aristocratically, as if she was proud to be what she was.’
Top tips for CV writingRead more
In this article we explore how to impress employers with a spot-on CV.