Example sentences for: peasant

How can you use “peasant” in a sentence? Here are some example sentences to help you improve your vocabulary:

  • You pause before the precocious Inn of Mère Antony (1866), where dinner guests modeled on the peasant forms of Millet and Courbet huddle around a candle-lit table.

  • And, as you point out in your piece, these were issues involving life and death--not only TOWs in Iran but also aid to the guerrilla fighters in Nicaragua, who were regularly implicated in killing peasant villagers and others.

  • Travellers in Spain over teh centuries have always, consciously or not, emphasized the deep division existing between townsman and peasant, especially reflected in the food eaten by one and the other.

  • Self-educated, poor beyond imagining, John Clare experienced a brief, condescending vogue as England's "Peasant Poet," at a time when illiteracy was a norm for England's rural workers, and poets were expected to come from higher social ranks.

  • Landowners bringing in cheap migrant day-labor faced mounting peasant resentment.


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