But “old money” is relative here, given that the Chinese-speaking world has no real ancien regime to speak of.
Beauty, fame, It Girl status, and old money (never new) all lubricate the entry process.
But the milled money soon came to be scarce, and the old money grew constantly worse.
No,” said Polly, wondering why he should want to tell them how he made “his old money.
In 1830 Belgium was separated from Holland, and it was not till 1844 that the recoining of the old money was seriously undertaken.
This morning I asked my maid, an elderly woman, if she remembered the old money we had four years ago.
We come here to get a pledge from old money Bags, and what does he do?
"To think of that old money bags," he was going to say, but pulled himself up in time.
It is clear that it was an urgent matter if the Countess also went herself to the old money lender.
Inherited wealth, as distinct from that of the nouveaux riches: Bush attended two fund-raisers in Highland Park, the center of what passes in Dallas for old money, rooted in real estate, cotton, and oil in the early years (1963+)