In manufactures and commerce, also, servile gradually displaced free labour.
The colonus often occupied a servile mansus, and the slave a mansus originally appropriated to a colonus.
537), a country of large estates with a servile peasantry.
During the first Servile War it was occupied by Eunous and some of his followers, but was at length taken by the consul Publius Rupilius in 132.
In order to obtain servile parliaments and also obsequious juries, who with the co-operation of judges of the stamp of Jeffreys could be depended upon to carry out the wishes of the court, the borough charters were confiscated, the charter of the city of London being forfeited on the 12th of June 1683.
The latter was numerous, not wealthy as a rule, and had to undertake directly a great part of the common work; as may be seen from the extent of the free and servile tenures on the estates carved out for English conquerors in Wales and Ireland.
The first legislative measures of the Moscow rulers directed towards the establishment of a servile class similar to the Roman coloni fall into the first years of the r7th century (A.D.
He was servile and unscrupulous, weak, fond of intrigue, intolerably vain and ambitious.
The pureblood Ruman population, noble and plebeian, inhabited the cities and towns or larger villages; the peasantry were mostly of Little Russian and Hungarian race, and were in a servile condition.
A synod held at Worcester, England (1240), forbade all servile work on this feast day.
Field work is largely performed by a servile class.
To the French or Norman knight all peasants on his manor seemed to be villeins, and he failed to understand the distinction between freemen who had personally commended themselves to his English predecessor but still owned their land, and the mass of ordinary servile tenants.
By interfering with popular electoral rights the king and his ministers succeeded in assembling a servile diet in 1851, and this surrendered all the privileges gained since 1848.
The poorer servile classes or cottiers, wood-cutters, swine-herds, &c., who had a right of domicile (acquired after three generations), lived here and there in small hamlets on the mountains and poorer lands of the estate.
The lord was responsible before the law for the acts of all the servile classes on his estates, both new-corners and senchleithe, i.e.
The cruelties which have generally accompanied Whiteboyism is common to servile insurrections all over the world.
The Third Servile War occurred in the Roman Republic from 73 BC to 71 BC.
"Or is it yours?" he said, addressing the black-mustached Denisov with servile deference.
Boris belonged to the latter and no one else, while showing servile respect to Kutuzov, could so create an impression that the old fellow was not much good and that Bennigsen managed everything.