To take an instance: There are clothes and shows and so forth, with which I must provide my workfolk.
Tess waited outside the door of the farmhouse till the group of workfolk had received their wages, and then Marian introduced her.
The voices and laughs of the workfolk eating and drinking under the rick came to her as if they were a quarter of a mile off.
The other workfolk were by this time all gathered under the rick, where the loose straw formed a comfortable retreat.
But the act of the Lancashire workfolk was done in cold blood, and in defiance of every natural impulse.
"We workfolk shall have some lordly junketing to-night," said Cainy Ball, casting forth his thoughts in a new direction.