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While the 1930's echoed with the protests of liberals seeking in vain a betterment in the conditions of southern tenants, the economic interests of the planters had turned against tenantry.
By the eighteen nineties, Gregory had also reached the conclusion that she was as duty-bound to foster the native lore of her tenantry as the British Empire on a grander scale was to protect the native cultures of its subject peoples.
In 1917, as the owners shifted to a stricter form of tenantry, tenants responded with a strike.
Buried in a cavity in the foundations is the regimental roll of the late Percy Tenantry volunteers, written on vellum and sealed in a glass tube.
11) He also mentioned Pfeffel's suggestion of "a subject he thought peculiarly English, the Meeting of the Tenantry on the Heir to an Estate's coming of age.
The only thing the manager did was sit on his brown horse, his cork hat pushed back, sweat pouring down his face, and threatened to make them move their houses from plantation tenantry land.
See William Feingold, The Revolt of the Tenantry (Boston, 1984).
His interests were and remained those of the landlord, who expected the tenantry both to defer to him, to abide by the laws he helped fashion and to sustain him in the standard of living into which he was born.
This process of accommodation, shaped in part by distressed economic conditions, evolved through gang labor, then the squad system, before sharecropping and tenantry emerged in the 1870s as the form that the New South plantation would take.
While travelling through Northumberland looking for iconic images, he spotted a statue of the Percy Lion, which adorns both the Percy Tenantry Column in Alnwick and the town's Lion Bridge.
Fergus Mac-Ivor, we are told, had "crowded his estate with a tenantry, hardy indeed, and fit for the purposes of war, but greatly outnumbering what the soil was calculated to maintain" (XIX: 92).
Miller has identified three categories of subject matter untreatable in the world of Austen's fiction: the Napoleonic wars, female sexuality, and the economic life of the tenantry (68).