Usage examples for peasant

  1. He stands alone with a small peasant people, and is a match for us by mere force of genius. – With the Boer Forces by Howard C. Hillegas
  2. Now, neither peasant nor noble dared lift a finger for the Prince. – The Rise of the Dutch Republic, Volume II.(of III) 1566-74 by John Lothrop Motley Last Updated: January 25, 2009
  3. Joseph's peasant- girl took a mention, but no prize. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  4. I hold out my hand and gaze again, as I have so many times before, into the quiet eyes of the young peasant woman with the sturdy little boy at her side. – Home Fires in France by Dorothy Canfield
  5. Peasant boys passed by on the bank. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  6. From the end of the dark some gallery, only lighted on one side by several windows, three persons, conducted by a peasant, advanced slowly. – The Wandering Jew, Book II. by Eugene Sue
  7. A plain peasant woman. – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  8. But they are all much nearer the peasant here. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  9. In a few months' time I shall be nothing but a peasant. – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  10. Will you live there and be a peasant forever? – Mae Madden by Mary Murdoch Mason
  11. A peasant who is kept in prison, though innocent. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  12. Yet it was the only sort of currency which the peasant would accept in payment for his political support. – A History of Trade Unionism in the United States by Selig Perlman
  13. She was dressed very plainly in white, with a dark shawl fastened round her head, like a peasant girl, but he felt a sudden thrill as she turned toward him. – The Coast of Adventure by Harold Bindloss
  14. You are a peasant, a head of a house. – Fables for Children, Stories for Children, Natural Science Stories, Popular Education, Decembrists, Moral Tales by Leo Tolstoy
  15. The house was occupied by a very old peasant woman and a very little girl, three years old, and as pretty as a picture. – A Yankee in the Trenches by R. Derby Holmes