- Along with the authority strengthened, the ruler took measure of limit and strike, gentry clans was force d from contending to yielding, gradually withdrawing from the power center.
- The Course of Gentry Clans from Contending to Yielding between Jin and Song Dynasties
- There are many clans in European countries.
- Another commuter from the suburban gentry.
- The English gentry is next below the nobility.
- In old society, the gentry lived in luxury.