Sentence Examples


  • St Lawrence's chapel, a chantry built under Edward I., was bought by the townsfolk at the Reformation.
  • Apparently he spent a lot of time on the back of a horse, riding his range in all kinds of weather - a fact that prompted more than one comment by townsfolk that he had wasted a good college education.
  • In many parts the peasants and townsfolk, enraged by the licence of the French, hung on his flank and rear.
  • Peasants and townsfolk, and combined with hatred of the English to develop national sentiment.
  • Formerly, when floods resulted from this obstruction, the townsfolk of Helston acquired the right of clearing a passage through it by presenting leathern purses containing three halfpence to the lord of the manor.