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110), who draw their strength from their broad social origins in contrast to the aristocratic hauteur and effeteness of the French.
73) Still, Nirala's argument against the effeteness of Bengalis is built quite differently from colonial and reformist arguments.
She revealed effeteness and apathy among the titled classes by giving us Sir Walter Elliot, the Dowager Viscountess Dalrymple, and Lady Catherine; she was alert to the same symptoms disp layed by the landed gentry, most notably Mr.
This substitution of energyless wondering for action is a gesture of effeteness, a comic lassitude.
Provincial writers took from Baxter's address praise for themselves as initiators of the true path for New Zealand writing, and vindication of all their efforts to throw out Late Colonial effeteness and to 'create' New Zealand for its people.