To come to the Opera in a Brown coupe was almost as honourable a way of arriving as in one's own carriage; and departure by the same means had the immense advantage of enabling one (with a playful allusion to democratic principles) to scramble into the first Brown conveyance in the line, instead of waiting till the cold-and-gin congested nose of one's own coachman gleamed under the portico of the Academy. (not reviewed by editor)
Samples from Other Sources
It is a democratic country.
Movies are a democratic art form.
It promotes a return to the democratically elected political systems of the past.
Veronica Roth -- Divergent
But Mr. P isn`t a Democratic-, Republican-, Christian-, or Devil-worshipping freak.
Sherman Alexie -- The Absolutlely True Diary of a Part-Time Indian
This country has long exemplified democratic practice to the rest of the world.
Sandra Day O`Connor and Roy Romer -- Not By Math Alone