The vassalage of the poor has ever been the favorite offspring of Aristocracy.
They did not propose, if they could avoid it, to be forced into vassalage to the Swedes.
This is tantamount to proclaiming a form of vassalage—a thing which is not to be tolerated.
The great mass of inhabitants were kept in a state of servitude and vassalage.
Week after week went by, and we were ...