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peasant
used in A Farewell to Arms

10 uses
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Definition used historically or possibly in relation to a very poor country:  a person of low income, education, and social standing — especially one who raises crops or livestock
  • He doesn't want to see peasants. Let him go to centres of culture and civilization.
    Book One (8% in)
peasants = uneducated farmers
  • I had gone to no place where the roads were frozen and hard as iron, where it was clear cold and dry and the snow was dry and powdery and haretracks in the snow and the peasants took off their hats and called you Lord and there was good hunting.
    Book One (14% in)
  • We are not peasants.
    Book One (62% in)
  • But even the peasants know better than to believe in a war.
    Book One (63% in)
  • The peasants all called you "Don" and when you met them they took off their hats.
    Book One (92% in)
  • His father hunted every day and stopped to eat at the houses of peasants.
    Book One (93% in)
  • The birds were all good because they fed on grapes and you never took a lunch because the peasants were always honored if you would eat with them at their houses.
    Book One (93% in)
  • That is why the peasant has wisdom, because he is defeated from the start.
    Book Three (21% in)
  • The peasants' carts did not help much either.
    Book Three (46% in)
  • In the night many peasants had joined the column from the roads of the country and in the column there were carts loaded with household goods; there were mirrors projecting up between mattresses, and chickens and ducks tied to carts.
    Book Three (49% in)

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