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So such as remain are allowed to live, though it must be owned that their condition is but very little removed from serfdom.
We read of Radischeff—the first to point out the horrors of serfdom—who was imprisoned, deported, and died by suicide.
COMRADE KROPOTKINVICTOR ROBINSON
And as you look, remember that this fair lass was but a peasant's child, born to serfdom at the best.
THE LIFE OF THOMAS WANLESS, PEASANTALEXANDER JOHNSTONE WILSON
Ans.: Chattel slavery, serfdom, or feudal slavery and wage slavery.
COMMUNISM AND CHRISTIANISMWILLIAM MONTGOMERY BROWN
And he declared that he would have abolished serfdom if it had cost him his head—if only civilization had been more advanced.
We cannot but rejoice that in the present day there exists not the slightest relict of serfdom in any part of the United Kingdom.
And doubtless, as true and honest Christians, you will gladly abolish serfdom, or prove it to be in accordance with the Gospel.
Nor would those far above the extremes of serfdom fail to reap a large part of the benefit.
It will embrace also both the German and the Roman sources of serfdom and of the manorial system of land management.
Finally, with local variations serfdom in these two western counties was almost identical with that in other parts of England.

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