Max Gottlieb’s wife was thick and slow-moving and mute; at sixty she had not learned to speak easy English; and her German was of the small-town bourgeois, who pay their debts and over-eat and grow red.
Of course I wouldn’t hurt dear Leora or do anything REALLY wrong for the world, but isn’t it wonderful that with so many bourgeois folks all around, we can rise above them and realize the call that strength makes to strength and— But I’ve simply GOT to be at the Y.W.C.A. meeting.
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Our lifestyle upsets their bourgeois sensibilities.
Venezuelan President, Hugo Chavez described golf as a bourgeois sport.