Sentence Examples


  • Ashley was himself a large landowner, and, moreover, was opposed to Ormonde, who would have benefited by the importation.
  • 5 None but peasants - not even the noble-landowner - has a voice in the assembly of the mir.
  • As wealth increased the peasant-farmer gave way before the large landowner, who cultivated his property by means of slave-labour, superintended by slave-bailiffs.
  • The diminution of the population by one-half led to a scarcity of labour and an increase of wages which deprived the landowner of his narrow margin of profit.
  • In Kerry, Ireland, he was a large landowner, and became a member of the Irish privy council (1903), and in 1906 he sat on the Royal Commission dealing with congested districts.

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