She was educated with great strictness in the convent of the Carmelites in the Rue St Jacques at Paris.
In strictness nobility and gentry are the same thing.
There may be said to be three degrees of strictness in the observances of the Sikhs.
In a monarchy, despotic or constitutional, there cannot in strictness be an aristocracy, because the whole political power cannot be vested in the noble Venice class.
Where this power exists the nobility is no longer in any strictness an aristocracy; it may have great privileges, great influence, even great legal powers, but it is not the real ruling body, like the true aristocracy of Venice.