Quotes of villagers

  1. I've been impressed, over the last 15 years, with how often the somewhat conspiratorial comments of Haitian villagers have been proven to be correct when the historical record is probed carefully. – Paul Farmer
  2. Most of the villagers were hiding in the bush, where they were dying from bad water, malaria and malnutrition. – Nicholas D. Kristof

Usage examples for villagers

  1. " The crow means," said Unktomi, " that the villagers and chief who bound and deserted you are in sad plight. – Myths and Legends of the Sioux by Marie L. McLaughlin
  2. She did not pretend to care for her father, she was very lonely because the villagers hated him, but she had always made the best of everything because she had never had an intimate friend to tell her that that was a foolish thing to do. – The Captives by Hugh Walpole
  3. Just as at Oberammergau nearly every one of the villagers has something to do or is in some way connected with the preparation of the play, so most of the members of the particular gilds and probably their families had some connection with their plays. – Education: How Old The New by James J. Walsh
  4. The villagers listened with large eyes and open ears to these relations; yet such was their habitual attachment to the spot they lived upon, or such the security in their own good fortune, that few of them would believe that there could be any necessity for removing. – The Parent's Assistant by Maria Edgeworth
  5. The soldiers would make a great ring, as close to me as they could get, and around them, again, in a sort of outer circle, were French villagers and peasants, vastly puzzled and mystified, but eager to be pleased, and very ready with their applause. – A Minstrel In France by Harry Lauder
  6. This dear little place is, to a man, almost as much interested and excited as we are ourselves; the villagers are all friends, for either we have known them since they were babies, or they have known us since we were babies, which comes to the same thing. – The Heart of Una Sackville by Mrs. George de Horne Vaizey
  7. Round it were hundreds of soldiers and villagers a most picturesque sight. – An Explorer's Adventures in Tibet by A. Henry Savage Landor
  8. He said that the ways of the villagers were not the ways of his people. – Afoot in England by W.H. Hudson
  9. During that time he was not seen, probably, by more than a dozen of the villagers – Early Letters of George Wm. Curtis by G. W. Curtis, ed. George Willis Cooke
  10. One of the villagers offered to walk back with us and carry the milk. – By Desert Ways to Baghdad by Louisa Jebb
  11. Smilingly the lady thought that this might be given as an example to the villagers – Landolin by Berthold Auerbach
  12. The villagers who had no children slowly left their houses, and followed the soldiers at a distance. – Stories by Foreign Authors: Polish by Various
  13. He was still watching the retreating villagers with eyes old and veiled by the trouble that they had seen. – The Last Hope by Henry Seton Merriman
  14. Then the villagers all went to bed. – Dutch Fairy Tales for Young Folks by William Elliot Griffis
  15. Colonel Cresap, three- quarters of the militia, and all save a score or so of these villagers here are patriots. – Cardigan by Robert W. Chambers
  16. Presently the cries of the jackal roused the villagers – The Moral Instruction of Children by Felix Adler
  17. When the armies of Austria and Russia were crushed, and the continent lay at the mercy of France, Great Britain imagined that it could effect something against Napoleon in a corner of Italy, with the help of some ferocious villagers – History of Modern Europe 1792-1878 by C. A. Fyffe
  18. This sight, which at first had appeared so strange and ridiculous to the villagers at last seemed pleasant and interesting. – Iermola by Joseph Ignatius Kraszewksi
  19. " It isn't merely the villagers pursued Roger. – The Moon out of Reach by Margaret Pedler
  20. New registers of the farms and inhabitants were prepared, new taxes on money and on natural products were imposed; and by the severe pressure of these, the villagers were compelled to labour. – Pictures of German Life in the XVth XVIth and XVIIth Centuries, Vol. II. by Gustav Freytag