Sentence Examples

  • Hundreds of castles and monasteries were destroyed by the frantic peasantry, and some of the nobles were murdered with shocking cruelty.
  • The Mahratta peasantry possess manly fortitude under suffering and misfortune.
  • Lucca too enjoyed good government, and the peasantry were well cared for and prosperous.
  • In general the attitude of the Albanians in the north-eastern districts towards the Slavonic peasantry may be compared with that of the Kurds towards the Armenians.
  • The peasantry are impoverished, and in many parts live on the verge of starvation for the greater part of the year.