All the preceding classes that got the upper hand, sought to fortify their already acquired status
by subjecting society at large to their conditions of appropriation.
He had Pierre at hand in Moscow and procured for him an appointment as Gentleman of the Bedchamber, which at that time conferred the status
of Councilor of State, and insisted on the young man accompanying him to Petersburg and staying at his house.
Thuvia of Ptarth was having difficulty in determining the exact status
of the Prince of Helium in her heart.
I mean in knowledge and skill; not in social status
, for our medical men are most of them connected with respectable townspeople here.
They affected to ignore her as of an inferior social status
to themselves, and she despised their light talk.
He is very troubled because I never won the Victoria Cross, for it lowers his status
in the Gardens.
In fact three-fourths of the education of the young male Mezop consists in familiarizing himself with these jungle avenues, and the status
of an adult is largely determined by the number of trails which he can follow upon his own island.
He could not quite determine the social status
of this strange creature; but he knew that he did not relish the easy assurance with which the fellow presumed to dictate when he might take possession of the prisoner.
Stripped not only of all the outward symbols of civilization, Tarzan had also reverted morally and mentally to the status
of the savage beast he had been reared.
He eyed me in that disagreeable way of his and demanded to know, in case they accepted my suggestion, what their status
would be in event of our finding a way to escape with the U-33.
It soon became difficult, in the dim starlight, to distinguish between those thrown and those waiting their turn, and he began feeling their backs and shoulders, determining their status
by whether or not he found them powdered with snow.
They ate hurriedly and gloomily, with but little conversation, and as Martin ate and listened he realized how far he had travelled from their status