In English, many things are named after a particular country – but have you ever wondered what those things are called in those countries?
- As you must be a rather cultivated person to be reading this section of the paper, you probably have your own idea of Ovid and his Metamorphoses.
- The idea was to rationalize and redefine retailing by distributing goods in a cultivated manner: efficiently, honestly, and cleanly.
- The books are intended to be informative and enjoyable for the cultivated listener and they succeed.
- The Proms is definitely Dress Down, and I was in a fleece, combat-style jeans and trainers, and I got a few disdaining looks for those dressed for a cultivated Friday night out.
- Members of their cultivated or political classes are specially averse to this treatment.
- They were often afraid of a decline in refined and cultivated taste, of an elimination of social distinctions by mass consumerism.
- Though there were many individual exceptions, the broad middle class which carried so much weight in mid-nineteenth century Europe was educated but not cultivated.
- At the age of 24, he began writing about a gloriously talented baseball team for a cultivated newspaper during the golden age of the American summer game.
- Hamilton was educated in the elitist qualities of Scotland's early improvers who tended to equate cultivated manners with moral virtue.
- He is a highly cultivated man who speaks seven languages and has completed a post-graduate research in astrophysics.
- Most of these churches were controlled by wealthy pew holders who wanted their clergy to be eloquent, cultivated men with a refined literary sensibility.
- When the ship reached Sydney, the lovers eloped, retreating to the bush, where they ensured that the children born were imbued with cultivated manners and tastes.
- It has become the creed of virtually every cultivated person.
- At Scarborough, by contrast, you are encouraged to find confirmation of the kind of cultivated person you might like to think you are.
- The cultivated reader is shouted down by his big rude pictures.
- Here it survives to this day as an event on the calendar of every cultivated person.
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