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  • n. The artistic entertainment and material artifacts associated with a society's aristocracy or most learned members, usually requiring significant education to be appreciated or highly skilled labor to be produced.


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  • Hence it was that a mind of such high culture as Tertullian’s could abandon itself to this belief in demons.

    The Mission and Expansion of Christianity in the First Three Centuries

  • She is a finished product of high culture and refinement, and at the same time possesses robust vitality and instinctive right-promptings that augur well for the future of the race.


  • R. was emphatically the poet of taste, and his writings, while full of allusion and finished description, rarely show passion or intensity of feeling; but are rather the reflections and memory-pictures of a man of high culture and refinement expressed in polished verse.

    A Short Biographical Dictionary of English Literature


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