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Medieval Peasant Quotes By Jim Butcher

You've never been a peasant in medieval France, Harry," Bob said. "Life was hard for those people. Never enough food, shelter, medicine. If you could give yourself a fur coat and the ability to go out and hunt your own meat, you would have jumped at the chance, too. — Jim Butcher

Medieval Peasant Quotes By Robert K. Massie

Asking himself how this had happened and what could be done about it, Peter came to understand that the roots of Western technological achievement lay in the freeing of men's minds. He grasped that it had been the Renaissance and the Reformation, neither of which had ever come to Russia, which had broken the bonds of the medieval church and created an environment where independent philosophical and scientific inquiry as well as wide-ranging commercial enterprise could flourish. He knew that these bonds of religious orthodoxy still existed in Russia, reinforced by peasant folkways and traditions which had endured for centuries. Grimly, Peter resolved to break these bonds on his return. — Robert K. Massie

Medieval Peasant Quotes By Marian Keyes

Mum insists on calling Sat Nav "the Talking Map," like she's a medieval peasant who believes in witchcraft. — Marian Keyes

Medieval Peasant Quotes By T E Kinsey

In the absence of my beloved and much-derided crime board,' she said, 'I've been reduced to writing things in my journal like some sort of medieval peasant.' She — T E Kinsey

Medieval Peasant Quotes By Richard Dawkins

If ever there was a slamming of the door in the face of constructive investigation, it is the word miracle. To a medieval peasant, a radio would have seemed like a miracle. — Richard Dawkins