We've forgotten the persistence of what many dismiss as America's ancien regime.
She is quite indifferent to coquetry, this grande dame of the ancien regime!
The shadowy ghost of the ancien regime seemed to have become more bowed during the conversation.
There was, however, another side to the so-called "ancien regime" which we must keep in mind.
He was an enthusiast for the ancien regime, and was trying to re-enact literally the family life of the last Bourbons.
She adroitly led the conversation to the times which had now, within a few short years, become the "ancien regime."