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Английский аристократ 20-го века о веке 19-м. Есть чувство, что даже в 21-м веке русские аристократы всё такие же. Только Париж у них расширился на другие места:

"Alexander, it is true, had a certain snobbish respect for Athenian civilization, but this was common to his whole dynasty, who wished to prove that they were not barbarians. It was analogous to the feeling of nineteenth-century Russian aristocrats for Paris."

Russell, B. (1945). A History of Western Philosophy. New York: Simon and Schuster, p. 161

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