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  • He had scarcely arrived in St. Petersburg, when a relation of his mother’s (who was of bourgeois origin, of course), died at Moscow.
  • This gentleman belonged to a German family of decidedly bourgeois origin, but he had a knack of acquiring the patronage of "big-wigs," and of retaining their favour.

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  • Our lifestyle upsets their bourgeois sensibilities.
  • Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez described golf as a bourgeois sport.

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