Excerpt from The Suburbans
All the world knows that the suburbans are a people to themselves. Persons of culture, of whom the more respectable quarter of the world is full, have for a generation or so made a point of Speaking of the suburbans with hushed voices and a certain contempt. Among the superior class the very word suburban nowadays means a great deal more than it was ever intended to mean. Indeed, though, philologically considered, it is quite an innocent word, with but one meaning, the superior mind has latterly contrived to pack into it mean ings enough to start a respectable dictionary. To the superior mind, in fact, suburban is a sort of.
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