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The Age of Innocence
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bohemian
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The Age of Innocence
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  • He remembered with what amusement she had told him that her grandmother Mingott and the Wellands objected to her living in a "Bohemian" quarter given over to "people who wrote."
  • We Blenkers are all like that …. real Bohemians!
  • It was incredible, but it was a fact, that Ellen, in spite of all her opportunities and her privileges, had become simply "Bohemian."
  • …who dressed in the evening because he thought it cleaner and more comfortable to do so, and who had never stopped to consider that cleanliness and comfort are two of the costliest items in a modest budget, regarded Winsett’s attitude as part of the boring "Bohemian" pose that always made fashionable people, who changed their clothes without talking about it, and were not forever harping on the number of servants one kept, seem so much simpler and less self-conscious than the others.

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  • I was a well-educated young lady from Boston with a thirst for bohemian counterculture and no clear plan.
    Piper Kerman  --  Orange Is the New Black
  • She’d go for trips to Jones Beach or for shopping or just "hanging out" in the downtown Bohemian neighborhoods, and if she was getting into trouble there, too, I hoped it was in the spirit of joyful rebellion and independence and enjoyment with her own set of comrades, which I should be glad to tolerate and understand.
    Chang-rae Lee  --  A Gesture Life

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