In the city of Zenith, in the barbarous twentieth century, a family’s motor indicated its social rank as precisely as the grades of the peerage determined the rank of an English family—indeed, more precisely, considering the opinion of old county families upon newly created brewery barons and woolen-mill viscounts.
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It took him a little while, as my father had not bothered to mention the majority of the baron’s titles such as the Viscount of Montrone and Lord of Trelliston.
Patrick Rothfuss -- The Name of the Wind
Would fain marry Roxane to a certain sorry fellow, one Monsieur de Valvert, a viscount—and—accommodating!