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Candide
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  • "I grant," said the Senator, "that the second, fourth, and sixth books of his AEneid are excellent, but as for his pious AEneas, his strong Cloanthus, his friend Achates, his little Ascanius, his silly King Latinus, his bourgeois Amata, his insipid Lavinia, I think there can be nothing more flat and disagreeable.

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

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