Phineas has just suffered the defeat of his bill to strengthen the rights of Irish tenant farmers.
But the law itself is hard to enforce unless there is a specific complaint about a tenant.
He said to police, the tenant's "face could have run into my hand."
In this leasing environment, you don't want to give a tenant any reason not to come to your building.
Now covering his face with his free hand, the tenant who called himself John Willard calmly replied, “It was.”
If a tenant assigns his lease is he relieved from his obligation to pay rent?
Every tenant and every labourer about the place was there; as also were many of the people from Carmarthen.
My tenant at Rumsdale would not hold his hand, and shot away, to my serious detriment, as it was the last year of his lease.
Every tenant about the place had shown him that he was despised.
The only answer returned was, that the tenant would be at “the beer-shop” at ten in the morning, where he would meet his landlord.
early 14c., "person who holds lands by title or by lease," from Anglo-French tenaunt (late 13c.), Old French tenant (12c.), noun use of present participle of tenir "to hold," from Latin tenere "hold, keep" (see tenet).