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bourgeois
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • In later years Pyotr Alexandrovitch Miuesov, a man very sensitive on the score of money and bourgeois honesty, pronounced the following judgment, after getting to know Alyosha: "Here is perhaps the one man in the world whom you might leave alone without a penny, in the center of an unknown town of a million inhabitants, and he would not come to harm, he would not die of cold and hunger, for he would be fed and sheltered at once; and if he were not, he would find a shelter for himself,

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

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