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It felt like a gilded cage. Consuelo & Alva: Love and Power in the Gilded Age (2005)West of Eden is an unusual take on life in the gilded cage. Times, Sunday Times (2016)She was the bird in the gilded cage, cursed by her hereditary lot. Times, Sunday Times (2012)It might be a gilded cage but it's still a cage. The Sun (2011)It is a gilded cage, half pleasure and half prison. Times, Sunday Times (2007)How must they have felt here, in their gilded cage? Times, Sunday Times (2009)A gilded cage was still a cage. Times, Sunday Times (2014)We are back in our gilded cage now, allowed out only to places the regime wants to show us. Times, Sunday Times (2011)Still, it was a gilded cage, at least at first. Times, Sunday Times (2009)It's a gilded cage that's very difficult to live in. The Sun (2013)For a woman who could exist in a gilded cage, that encounter as a 12-year-old was powerful stuff. Times, Sunday Times (2013)Trapped though southern ladies were, theirs was a gilded cage, a prison decked with lace and perfumed with magnolia. America Past and Present (1995)
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