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  • Even though the architecture is rather grand, the furniture is informal, even peasant-like.

    Monastic Fantastic

  • All week, resentful officers and other critics of Cameron's protege have been accused of myopia, chippiness, insularity, complacency, a peasant-like fear of fresh thinking and a morally disgusting unwillingness, on the part of US-haters, to accept that this veteran of gun-enforced policing and supporter of capital punishment should not be imposed on our own useless – if less lethal – force.

    Overrated and overpaid but not over here, thanks | Catherine Bennett

  • Marshall LaCount's banjo makes it feel even more peasant-like, which is a good thing -- the last thing we'd need in this scenario is smooth and polished.

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  • His companion, a magnificent-looking man in form, and so far resembling the young barbarian, but more clownish and peasant-like in the expression of his features, was Stephanos the wrestler, well known in the Palestra.

    Count Robert of Paris

  • It makes the most simple peasant-like lunch, but one that's worth finding a few green tomatoes for.

    Archive 2008-10-01

  • Less than a year old, this flagship of Taipei's proudest purveyor of defiantly peasant-like Taiwanese cuisine is perched atop the island's tallest building, with sweeping views.

    The Top 10 Restaurants in Asia

  • Her manner was certainly peasant-like with a sort of plaint in the voice, while the face was that of a serving Sister in some small and rustic convent.

    The Arrow of Gold

  • Y'know The Department of Education doesn't amount to much in an Administration known for it's peasant-like hatred of culture and erudition.

    The Chimes at Midnight

  • But I think, it is because it is quite a simple, peasant-like tart, inexpensive to make, if used only with breadcrumbs.

    Gypsy tart (Treacle tart)

  • I proposed that Diarmuid and Grania should be turned or half turned into dialect, the rough, peasant-like characters using much, the others using little or none.

    Collected Works of W. B. Yeats Volume III Autobiographies

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