Sentence Examples


  • The peasants feared him more than they did their master.
  • The closing of the French market to Sicilian produce, the devastation wrought by the phylloxera and the decrease of the sulphur trade had combined to produce in Sicily a discontent of which Socialist agitators took advantage to organize the workmen of the towns and the peasants of the country into groups known as fasci.
  • They rode at a footpace to the barn, where a large crowd of peasants was standing.
  • The crown paid the landlord in obligations representing the capitalized rent, and the peasants had to pay the crown, for forty-nine years, 6% interest on this capital.
  • Instantly the movement was diverted from its original object, and the peasants and their leaders began a war of extermination against the landlords.