Antonyms for peasant

blue blood, lord, gentleperson, nobleman, aristocrat, peer, gentleman, milord, grandee.

Quotes of peasant

  1. They eat the dainty food of famous chefs with the same pleasure with which they devour gross peasant dishes, mostly composed of garlic and tomatoes, or fisherman's octopus and shrimps, fried in heavily scented olive oil on a little deserted beach. – Luigi Barzini
  2. A peasant becomes fond of his pig and is glad to salt away its pork. What is significant, and is so difficult for the urban stranger to understand, is that the two statements are connected by an and not by a but. – John Berger
  3. They're thinking of turning the peasant into an educated man. Why, first of all they should make him a good and prosperous farmer and then he'll learn all that is necessary for him to know. – Nikolai Gogol
  4. I want there to be no peasant in my kingdom so poor that he cannot have a chicken in his pot every Sunday. – Henry IV
  5. Remember the valiant Iraqi peasant and how he shot down an American Apache with an old weapon. – Saddam Hussein
  6. I mean, my people were very, very simple. They were peasant people, you know? – James Earl Jones
  7. Scratch a Russian, and you'll find a peasant – Milla Jovovich
  8. I am a peasant from the Auvergne. I want to keep my farm, and I want to keep France. Nothing else matters now. – Pierre Laval
  9. What motivated me? My mother. My mother was an immigrant woman, a peasant woman, struggled all her life, worked in the garment center. – Al Lewis
  10. All men are by nature equal, made all of the same earth by one Workman; and however we deceive ourselves, as dear unto God is the poor peasant as the mighty prince. – Plato
  11. For an Italian peasant a telegram from anywhere is a wondrous thing; and a cable from the terrestrial paradise of America is not lightly to be disregarded. – Howard K. Smith
  12. The earth is the earth as a peasant sees it, the world is the world as a duchess sees it, and anyway a duchess would be nothing if the earth was not there as the peasant sees it. – Gertrude Stein
  13. Every marriage tends to consist of an aristocrat and a peasant Of a teacher and a learner. – John Updike

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