squirearchical love


from The Century Dictionary.

  • Of, pertaining to, or characteristic of squirearchy or a squirearch.


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  • The interference of wealth and its exigencies with social enjoyment is I suspect a heavy set off against squirearchical patronage of intellect and art.

    Lectures and Essays Goldwin Smith 1866

  • These houses have a strong resemblance to the English squirearchical dwellings of the last century, being generally large square brick buildings, commonly flanked by low disproportioned wings; they have all hospitable-looking entrances, and flights of steps made with reference to the number and free access of the visitors rather than in keeping with the size of the house; their steep, many-chimneyed roofs are usually surrounded by a showy balustrade, and their appearance imposing and respectable, bespeaking affluence and good housekeeping.

    Impressions of America During The Years 1833, 1834, and 1835. In Two Volumes, Volume II. Tyrone Power 1818


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