Definition of Respectables
1. respectable [n] - See also: respectable
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Lexicographical Neighbors of Respectables
Literary usage of Respectables
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The Trial of John Peltier: Esq., for a Libel Against Napoleon Buonaparté by Jean-Gabriel Peltier, James Mackintosh, Great Britain Court of King's Bench (1803)
"... feuilles de réflexions odieuses contre les " personnes les plus respectables de. la Grande- " Bretagne et contre les institutions qui lui sont " chères. ..."
2. Modern Christianity, Or, The Plain Gospel Modernly Expounded by John Punnett Peters (1909)
"respectables AND PUBLICANS ST. MATTHEW xxi., 31: The publicans and the harlots go into the kingdom of God before you. THE conditions under which our Lord is ..."
3. Democracy and the Organization of Political Parties by Moisei Ostrogorski (1902)
"This hope, as we know, has not been realized; and, in so far as it was based on the desertion of the respectables, it was, as may be pointed out here, ..."