cottager


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Synonyms for cottager

someone who lives in a cottage

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We cannot have two Agathas, and we must have one Cottager's wife; and I am sure I set her the example of moderation myself in being satisfied with the old Butler.
"With all your partiality for Cottager's wife," said Henry Crawford, "it will be impossible to make anything of it fit for your sister, and we must not suffer her good-nature to be imposed on.
'God save you, master,' said the old cottager in a thin piping voice; 'are you travelling far?'
"Night quickly shut in, but to my extreme wonder, I found that the cottagers had a means of prolonging light by the use of tapers, and was delighted to find that the setting of the sun did not put an end to the pleasure I experienced in watching my human neighbours.
They thought that, as these cottagers were poor and untaught, they must be stupid and brutish; and as long as they, their superiors, condescended to talk to them, and to give them shillings and half-crowns, or articles of clothing, they had a right to amuse themselves, even at their expense; and the people must adore them as angels of light, condescending to minister to their necessities, and enlighten their humble dwellings.
Hatfield's, but simply brushed aside over a broad white forehead; the eyebrows, I suppose, were too projecting, but from under those dark brows there gleamed an eye of singular power, brown in colour, not large, and somewhat deep-set, but strikingly brilliant, and full of expression; there was character, too, in the mouth, something that bespoke a man of firm purpose and an habitual thinker; and when he smiled--but I will not speak of that yet, for, at the time I mention, I had never seen him smile: and, indeed, his general appearance did not impress me with the idea of a man given to such a relaxation, nor of such an individual as the cottagers described him.
The cottagers and labourers keep their children at home, their business being only to till and cultivate the earth, and therefore their education is of little consequence to the public:
The groups of cottagers in the park were gradually diminishing, the young ones being attracted towards the lights that were beginning to gleam from the windows of the gallery in the abbey, which was to be their dancing-room, and some of the sober elder ones thinking it time to go home quietly.
Irwine, after seating his sister Anne, had gone to the abbey gallery, as he had agreed with Arthur beforehand, to see how the merriment of the cottagers was prospering.
The field sold adjoined the river and was at a slightly lower level and along its southern boundary there were slate marker post at intervals and each cottager had the right to mow the grass between two posts, thereby obtaining winter fodder for the family cow.
Excerpts from Cottager and Zunft newspapers at the beginning of chapters further add to the world-building.
In general, the cottager categories and the many domestic servants on the farms had very different profiles.
The Cottagers had conceded 18 goals in seven league games leading into midweek and Chelsea will be keen to bounce back to form at the hands of their London rivals.
The Cottagers have looked so soft lately you would not have backed them to fight their way out of a paper bag - but you can always rely on the fiery Serbia striker.
The 24-year-old striker will play on Tyneside for the first time since departing for the Cottagers permanently during the summer in an initial PS22million deal.