The master shows mercy, but the servant forgets his being forgiven and is quick to harass his fellow servant
, having the latter jailed despite his plea for mercy.
May 1610 in Harlingen From the heart-beloved brothers and fellow servant
in Christ Lubbert Ger:[ritsz], Hans de Ries, Renier Wibrants.
A fellow servant
, Sherzad, tells her he puts up with terrible treatment because he has no choice: "We all follow whatever path our mothers have laid out for us" (p.
After an awkward but well-intentioned marriage to the lovely Caro, a fellow servant
, Jacob fears himself accused of the recent murder of a beautiful young man.
As well, the data show how the old negligence liability system, which relied upon the three judicial defenses of assumption of risk (unspoken ex ante contracts in the form of higher wages in exchange for increased work place risk), fellow servant
(coworkers was at fault for harm), and contributory negligence (harm self inflicted) was becoming an increasingly ineffective policy for employers and workers.
These defenses include the fellow servant
rule, the assumption of risk rule, and the contributory negligence rule.
The common law rules of fellow servant
, assumption of risk, and contributory negligence posed a series of daunting obstacles for nineteenth-century workers seeking to recover for injuries suffered on the job.
At one of their meetings, an old friend of Grace's, who is a first-class charlatan, contrives to persuade the group that even though Grace may have committed the clime, she was not acting consciously of her own free will because at the time she was possessed by the spirit of a certain Mary Whitney, a fellow servant
who had died earlier as the it of a botched abortion.
While this and other articles expressed some sympathy for maidservants denied the privilege of entertaining "followers," most periodical writers advised against allowing female servants to socialize with any working-class male, let alone a fellow servant
34) The Osceola's holding incorporated the fellow servant
defense(35) and the doctrine of assumption of the risk,(36) theories that originated in cases involving land-based workers, denying seamen the ability to sue their employers in a negligence cause of action.