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grandee

a Spanish or Portuguese prince or nobleman of the highest rank
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She turned on at once the tap of her volubility and I was not surprised to learn that the grandee had not done such an extraordinary thing as to call upon me in person.
The card was, under its social form, a mere command to present myself before the grandee.
There are lords and grandees in Spain to whom they can be dedicated," said the cousin.
Well, yes - it IS a little different from the idea I had - but I thought I might go around and get acquainted with the grandees, anyway - not exactly splice the main-brace with them, you know, but shake hands and pass the time of day.
And mind you, I'm not talking about only the grandees from OUR world, but the princes and patriarchs and so on from ALL the worlds that shine in our sky, and from billions more that belong in systems upon systems away outside of the one our sun is in.
And now the Emperor, with all the grandees of his court, came to the weavers; and the rogues raised their arms, as if in the act of holding something up, saying, "Here are your Majesty's trousers
There we found nine or ten Black Forest grandees assembled around a table.
For, after having been accustomed several months to the sight and converse of this people, and observed every object upon which I cast mine eyes to be of proportionable magnitude, the horror I had at first conceived from their bulk and aspect was so far worn off, that if I had then beheld a company of English lords and ladies in their finery and birth-day clothes, acting their several parts in the most courtly manner of strutting, and bowing, and prating, to say the truth, I should have been strongly tempted to laugh as much at them as the king and his grandees did at me.
Dropping back to arguably his optimum trip, Cannonball should take plenty of beating, with Jessica Harrington's Grandee the obvious threat on his best form, but needing to bounce back from a poor effort here last time.
He should go away and try and find out something about foreign policy" Tory grandee Kenneth Clarke says Boris Johnson turned the party conference into "mayhem" "If you're getting your bum out in front of 60 million people, you do your homework" Actor Kit Harington had to prepare his bottom for a revealing scene in Game Of Thrones
George Osborne is a pathetic, overgrown schoolboy Ann Widdecombe, former Tory minister Once upon a time, Michel Barnier would have croissants and coffee for breakfast, now he has David Davis Tim Farron, former Liberal Democrat leader, on the EU grandee Brexit is being managed by people who'd struggle to get their heads around a toddler's Lego set.
TORY Party grandee Lord Nigel Lawson has been blasted for suggesting that City bankers should be prioritised over unwanted "Romanian fruit pickers" after Brexit, with senior Conservatives also distancing themselves from the remarks.