Usage examples for peasant

  1. You had best start at once in the disguise of a peasant boy. – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  2. 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
  3. 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
  4. Joseph's peasant girl took a mention, but no prize. – The Genius by Margaret Horton Potter
  5. 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
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. Preacher, priest and peasant thought alike on these topics. – My Lady of the Chimney Corner by Alexander Irvine
  9. Will you live there and be a peasant forever? – Mae Madden by Mary Murdoch Mason
  10. Peasant boys passed by on the bank. – The Created Legend by Feodor Sologub
  11. Truth is ever the same, whether it comes from a prince or a peasant but its effects are not. – An History of Birmingham (1783) by William Hutton
  12. A plain peasant woman. – The Comedienne by Wladyslaw Reymont
  13. We were peasant folk, not fighting people. – Time Crime by H. Beam Piper
  14. To the Russian peasant emigration brings no relief. – Contemporary Socialism by John Rae
  15. A peasant who is kept in prison, though innocent. – Resurrection by Maude, Louise Shanks
  16. 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
  17. In a few months' time I shall be nothing but a peasant – Fruitfulness Fecondite by Emile Zola
  18. 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
  19. But they are all much nearer the peasant here. – The Story Of Julia Page Works of Kathleen Norris, Volume V. by Kathleen Norris
  20. 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