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Synonyms for cottager

someone who lives in a cottage

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"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:
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.
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?'
Again the bugle sounds lustily forth, and rouses the cottager's wife and children, who peep out at the house door, and watch the coach till it turns the corner, when they once more crouch round the blazing fire, and throw on another log of wood against father comes home; while father himself, a full mile off, has just exchanged a friendly nod with the coachman, and turned round to take a good long stare at the vehicle as it whirls away.
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 field and an adjoining enclosure were both originally in the ownership of the church and were known as Cottagers Pieces.
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 PS22m deal.
Former England Under-21 international Targett (right) impressed for the Cottagers last season as he helped the club to promotion.
It is believed United have agreed a fee with the Cottagers and Mitrovic will finally join the club he spent the second half of last season on loan with.