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He is fascinated by the demimonde and charmed by Mafia hit men.‘Exorcist’ Director William Friedkin Tells All in New Memoir|Lloyd Grove|April 17, 2013|DAILY BEAST
I write a poem a day, paeans to the bohemian demimonde with titles like “three a.m. and ‘trane’ on sax.”
In this spirit, in True Blood, the attempt to mainstream the denizens of a nihilistic demimonde is, at best, a bit of a farce.
He is addicted to his demimonde of Damon Runyon hoods and eccentric celebrities.
I have frequently heard women of the demimonde referred to as dangerous women.The Wasted Generation|Owen Johnson
These we should now rank among the demimonde, but the Greek point of view was different from ours.Woman in Science|John Augustine Zahm
She said in French—she is weak in French—that she had been spending a Sunday afternoon in a gathering of the "demimonde."The Letters Of Mark Twain, Volume 4, 1886-1900|Mark Twain (Samuel Clemens)
Nana dealt with the vast demimonde of Paris, and while it was his greatest popular success, was in every sense his worst book.A Zola Dictionary|J. G. Patterson