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Sample sentences for the GRE study word aristocracy

aristocracy can be used as a noun

1.I even tried a Carlyle-like scorn of this wretched aristocracy in decay. - from The Time Machine by H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
2.I believe the aristocracy are suffering very much from it just at present. - from The Importance of Being Earnest by Oscar Wilde
3.No oppressive aristocracy has ever prevailed in the colonies. - from An Inquiry into the Nature and Causes of the Wealth of Nations by Adam Smith
4.But allow me to ask what it consists in, that aristocracy of Vronsky or of anybody else, beside which I can be looked down upo. - from Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
5.The aristocracy of the lance has allied itself with the nobility of the cannon. - from The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas, Pere
6.Thus arises timocracy, which is intermediate between aristocracy and oligarchy. - from The Republic by Plato
7.There was another clan of aristocracy around there--five or six families --mostly of the name of Shepherdson. - from Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Complete by Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
8.More nearly than any other government of Hellas, the Pythagorean league of three hundred was an aristocracy of virtue. - from The Republic by Plato
9.First, then, I said, let us enquire how timocracy the government of honour arises out of aristocracy the government of the best. - from The Republic by Plato

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