"I give not the pip of an apple for king or for noble," cried the serf passionately.
Yes; but if he had not been discontented, he would have been a serf still!
Taking the serf's head in his hands, he kissed him on both cheeks.
But I will tell you what: my mother's grandfather was a peasant—a serf.
The main division, the widest gulf, divided the feudal lord and the serf.
The serf persecutes the Jew because he is himself persecuted by the nobility.
The slave became the serf; that is, he could be shut in, but not shut out.
Similarly, he could tell his slave to run, but he could only tell his serf to stay.
As to the serf, he did not consider that a boon had been bestowed upon him.
You saw the reaction of the Duke when he realized that Flor was actually a serf?