Usage examples for villager

  1. One- half of the parchment and the whole chain, short of the six links, were left with me, and I keep them still, always expecting the arrival of the person who is to produce the counterparts; for the lady told me that in two years she would send for her daughter, charging me that I should have her brought up not as became her mother's quality, but as a simple villager and if by any chance she was not able to send for the child so soon, I was on no account to acquaint her with the secret of her birth, even should she have arrived at years of discretion. – The Exemplary Novels of Cervantes by Miguel de Cervantes Saavedra
  2. Nor would a single villager come near poor little Brave until he had gone down to the lake and washed himself. – Myths and Legends of the Sioux by Marie L. McLaughlin
  3. The attendants had already retired, and within a few moments the edge of the swamp was empty save for the prisoners and the dead villager – Jack Haydon's Quest by John Finnemore
  4. To ask with a clear scrutiny, whence the teaching of Jesus came, to realize the isolation from all centres of thought and movement, of this Hebrew, this provincial among Hebrews, this villager in Galilee, this carpenter in a village, and then to observe His mighty works in every quarter of the globe, is enough to satisfy all candid minds that His earthly circumstances have something totally unlike themselves behind them. – The Gospel According to St. Mark by G. A. Chadwick
  5. But on the hillock next door to the Little Villager sat no garrulous, furry gossip like himself. – Children of the Wild by Charles G. D. Roberts
  6. A solitary villager trudging on some errand in this lonely place, tells to this day the tale of the bearded, wild- eyed man who raced so madly by him, raced on and down the long, straight road till his figure dwindled and vanished in the distance. – The Bittermeads Mystery by E. R. Punshon
  7. The hospitable villager playfully suggests that it is Tonio's purpose to make love to Nedda. – A Second Book of Operas by Henry Edward Krehbiel
  8. Then Captain Martin stepped up to a villager who was standing at the door of his shop, and asked him when did this happen, what had become of the old man Plomaert? – By Pike and Dyke: A Tale of the Rise of the Dutch Republic by G.A. Henty
  9. He looked down at her, and again she had an uncomfortable sense that notwithstanding his rude clothes and country dialect, this man was no ordinary villager – Jeanne of the Marshes by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  10. I have become a villager – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  11. Saw a few huts of date branches, some wells, and here and there a villager – Travels in the Great Desert of Sahara, in the Years of 1845 and 1846 by James Richardson
  12. Do you not suppose that it is some benefit to a young villager who comes out of the woods of New Hampshire to Boston and serves his apprenticeship in a shop, and now opens his own store, to hang up his name in bright gold letters a foot long? – The Last Harvest by John Burroughs
  13. Though not often employed by the Hindu villager the Darzi is to Europeans one of the best known of all castes. – The Tribes and Castes of the Central Provinces of India Volume II by R. V. Russell
  14. He had many boats on the lake and many hiding places in the mountains, and throughout the country there was no villager who did not fear to oppose him, or who would refuse to help him in any way when required to do so. – Philippine Folklore Stories by John Maurice Miller
  15. I will not say that the villager thinks the regulation a wrong one; at any rate he understands that it is excused in the interests of public health. – Change in the Village by (AKA George Bourne) George Sturt
  16. The country all about, the servants, and every villager near knew it, but not from Lady Markland. – A Country Gentleman and his Family by Mrs. (Margaret) Oliphant
  17. As it is, I don't suppose there's a villager here would cross the park in that direction after dark. – The Great Impersonation by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  18. The first villager I meet is an aged woman, who stands in her door before which is a pomegranate tree, telling her beads. – The Book of Khalid by Ameen Rihani
  19. The beneficent Snake next bit the Villager's mother- in- law so severely that death soon ended her sufferings- and his; then silently stole away, leaving the Villager deeply and doubly in its debt. – Humour of the North by Lawrence J. Burpee
  20. One night she took the horses, put them into the carriage and was seen by a villager seated upon the coachman's box driving along the road. – The Happy Foreigner by Enid Bagnold