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  • It is true that our society is stratified, and very rigidly stratified, on what at first sight appear to be hereditary lines.†   (source)
  • It was literally teeming, stratified, with the shades of human groups, who had met there for tragedy, comedy, farce; real enactments of the intensest kind.†   (source)
  • And this same widening gulf—which is due to the length and expense of the higher educational process and the increased facilities for and temptations towards refined habits on the part of the rich—will make that exchange between class and class, that promotion by intermarriage which at present retards the splitting of our species along lines of social stratification, less and less frequent.†   (source)
  • And again, as she soon discovered, the line of demarcation and stratification between the rich and the poor in Lycurgus was as sharp as though cut by a knife or divided by a high wall.†   (source)
  • To the schists succeeded gneiss, partially stratified, remarkable for the parallelism and regularity of its lamina, then mica schists, laid in large plates or flakes, revealing their lamellated structure by the sparkle of the white shining mica.†   (source)
  • It was a kind of satire on Nature: it was the scientific method, the geologic method; it deposited the history of the family in a stratified record; and the antiquary could dig through it and tell by the remains of each period what changes of diet the family had introduced successively for a hundred years.†   (source)
  • In which sex, drugs and dirty words began to unstratify the culture.†   (source)
    standard prefix: The prefix "un-" in unstratify means not and reverses the meaning of stratify. This is the same pattern you see in words like unhappy, unknown, and unlucky.
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