The peasants feared him more than they did their master.
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.
The country districts, and to exclude from the franchise numbers of peasants and small proprietors who, though of more conservative temperament and of better economic position than the artizan population of the large towns, were often unable to fulfil the scholarship qualification.
The peasants are not compelled to go to the volost court.
They are not, as a rule, supported by workmen or peasants, but rather by small tradespeople, manufacturers and farmers.