Thus thrown into competition with slave labor the peasant proprietor found it impossible to sustain himself.
Some peasant proprietor, very likely, who rode his own horses.
I found sometimes the University professor and the bank manager without commissions, the peasant proprietor an officer.
Lack of resources caused the loss of the land, and the peasant proprietor found himself a tenant farmer.
I am convinced that there is many a peasant proprietor abroad who would jump at the offer to be an English farm labourer.
This is a very high return for a small outlay; but it is completely beyond the means of any peasant proprietor.
Every peasant proprietor in France to-day holds his acres by virtue of Napoleonic legislation.
In 1884 a motion to that effect was made in the Swedish Rigsdag by a peasant proprietor.
His father came of the peasant proprietor class, and only after forty years of service attained the rank of a noble.
Too frequently the peasant proprietor, if he is not very provident, runs short of money after one or two bad seasons.