How To Use Servitude In A Sentence

  • Besides being the colour of pants worn during training and performing, red trousers symbolize the indentured servitude of children who were bound by contract and often forced to live and train at these schools.
  • Jordan was the first in his family to escape such servitude.
  • Although slavery in its traditional form survives in many parts of the world, debt slavery of this kind, with varia - tions, is the most common form of servitude today ... The " S " Words-- Serfdom and Slavery
  • Passing an amendment to end slavery and actually banishing involuntary servitude are two different things.
  • Such ill - paid farm work is a form of servitude.
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  • Pizzetti is the artist who has rejected the volatile and ephemeral seductions of fashion and the servitude to others by preferring loyalty to himself.
  • It was a cheapjack company that paid writers and artists at rates ranging from poor to involuntary servitude, then printed their wares on presses that were outmoded.
  • Free labour merges imperceptibly with slavery; work becomes servitude; livelihood is transformed into strange new forms of bondage.
  • For the survivors, a life of servitude in a strange land was the reward. World History: Patterns of Change and Continuity
  • The new rules will remove outdated references to penal servitude and imprisonment with hard labour.
  • Indigenous people in Chimborazo who were unable to meet their tribute or whose land was expropriated eventually became tied to the region's haciendas in a system of debt servitude that lasted until an agrarian reform in 1964.
  • The confederation calls child domestic servitude, ‘One of the most exploitative forms of child labour’.
  • A man who is taken into servitude to wind the kingdom's clocks, concocts a scheme in which the clocks slowly but imperceptibly run down.
  • They were arrested on suspicion of being involved in forced labour, domestic servitude and false imprisonment. Times, Sunday Times
  • Having argued that the right of slavery, if it exist, implies the right to shoot and murder an enlightened neighbor, with a view to reduce his wife and children to a state of servitude, as well as to crush their intellectual and moral nature in order to keep them in such a state, the author adds, "If I err in making these inferences, I _err innocently_. Cotton is King, and Pro-Slavery Arguments Comprising the Writings of Hammond, Harper, Christy, Stringfellow, Hodge, Bledsoe, and Cartrwright on This Important Subject
  • To Columbus, the Taino and truly, all Natives he encountered, were fodder for servitude and conquest. Vito de la Cruz: I Don't Have To Celebrate Columbus
  • The abjectness of their servitude is incomprehensible to us. Chapter 5: The Philomaths
  • Yesterday he was jailed for two years in the first domestic servitude case involving a man and wife. The Sun
  • On the other hand the Negro debased and brutified by a servitude of centuries, has no comprehension or desire for home in any exalted sense. Afro-American Encyclopaedia; or, The Thoughts, Doings, and Sayings of the Race, Embracing Addresses, Lectures, Biographical Sketches, Sermons, Poems, Names of Universities, Colleges, Seminaries, Newspapers, Books, and a History of the Denominations, Givin
  • What the witch - hunters want us to do is to live the life of servitude to state power, as technocrats and as ideologues.
  • We say we know exactly what "moral" is: it is your unprincipled conscience in subjugation to irrational prejudice, in servitude to the mob, validated only by appeals to authority. Archive 2007-01-01
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  • Even leaving aside the things she has tried to back-pedal out of, claiming they were just footnotes or whatever (like saying pregnant women were victims of involuntary servitude), this is a woman who fought before the Supreme Court (unsuccessfully, Deo gratias) to deny religious leaders their First Amendment rights; who has argued forcefully that “gender rights” trump all First Amendment rights, especially religious rights, — even in YOUR OWN MIND. The Volokh Conspiracy » Dawn Johnsen Withdraws Nomination to be OLC Chief
  • His offenses against the Peronistas up to that time had apparently consisted of little more than adding his signature to pro-democratic petitions, but shortly after his resignation he addressed the Argentine Society of Letters saying, in his characteristic style, “Dictatorships foster oppression, dictatorships foster servitude, dictatorships foster cruelty; more abominable is the fact that they foster idiocy.” jorge luis borges | the destiny of borges « poetry dispatch & other notes from the underground
  • Judah is gone into captivity because of affliction, and because of great servitude: she dwelleth among the heathen, she findeth no rest: all her persecutors overtook her between the straits. Archive 2007-12-01
  • People like to portray this as we the little consumers fighting against the big evil record companies and the artists they have in indentured servitude. Matthew Yglesias » Intellectual Property is About Consumers
  • It may surprise you, whom appear to be a bootlicker of the Government, to find out that your Government has forced honest men away from their family and friends in forced servitude to the Government. Health Reform Showdown | Will It Pass?
  • The Negro got the idea imbedded in him during his servitude that religion and morality, like the Jews and Samaritans, had no dealings with each other. Twentieth Century Negro Literature Or, A Cyclopedia of Thought on the Vital Topics Relating to the American Negro
  • Man, the highest being in the lower world, participates in both the psychic and the hylic (material) nature, and the work of redemption consists in freeing the higher, the spiritual, from its servitude to the lower. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 15: Tournely-Zwirner
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  • They may grant you power, honour, and riches but afflict you with servitude, infamy, and poverty.
  • All that cruelty and bloodshed had produced nothing; the Free State was, according to Ryan, worse than English servitude.
  • Children are the worst victims of bondage and servitude.
  • The essay exhorts women to cast off their servitude to husbands and priests.
  • If you have a religion, a belief system or a traditional practice that enslaves people, puts them in servitude and reduces their dignity, then you violate our national constitution.
  • Outside the presence Dicky unbuttoned his coat like an Englishman again, and ten minutes later flung his tarboosh into a corner of the room; for the tarboosh was the sign of official servitude, and Dicky was never the perfect official. The Project Gutenberg Complete Works of Gilbert Parker
  • The reason outlaw peonage, slavery, sweatshops, pimping, and other forms of bound servitude is because they are a logical extension of a market economy and will always exist if they are not outlawed. Matthew Yglesias » The Kolbe-Boyd Plan
  • If it did, staying behind meant enduring lives of servitude. Smithsonian Mag
  • Who so stolid and selfish that would not give his voice to swell the hallelujahs of a nation's jubilee, when the chains of servitude had been torn from his limbs?
  • The tribute does not applaud or pay homage to the people who are depicted as maids, but to their servitude.
  • The stronger ones would be sold into slavery or servitude.
  • And because that he wist well and knew that chastity in delices, pity in riches, and humility in honour often perish, he took and gave his courage to sobriety and good diet, to humility and misericorde, keeping himself right curiously from the pricking sautes and watch of the world, the flesh and the devil, and chastised his body and brought it to servitude by the ensample of the apostles. The Golden Legend, vol. 7
  • It was boring enough to live a life of domestic servitude, let alone to have to read about it. Times, Sunday Times
  • Her status as slave condemns her to a life of servitude, with little or no control over her future.
  • Then began the next chapter in a life of servitude. Christianity Today
  • Yet the term martyr was still sometimes applied during the third century to persons still living, as, for instance, by St. Cyprian, who gave the title of martyrs to a number of bishops, priests, and laymen condemned to penal servitude in the mines (Ep. 76). The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • Then the "$8.00" began to smoulder under his lids again, and he returned himself to servitude. Chapter 25
  • The essay exhorts women to cast off their servitude to husbands and priests.
  • A freed slave could be returned to servitude for helping a slave escape or for striking a white.
  • To be subject to such tyrants is, moreover, a peculiarly terrible fate, since one cannot escape servitude by running away.
  • This species of servitude may be termed serfdom, as it has to be rendered in consequence of subjection by force of arms, but it is necessarily very mild. Missionary Travels and Researches in South Africa
  • She was physically and verbally maltreated by this woman and was forced into domestic servitude. Jennifer Morgan: Haiti, One Year After the Earthquake: Reuniting Children and Families
  • [2193] Equidem ego is sum, qui servitutem extremum omnium malorum esse arbitror: I am he (saith Boterus) that account servitude the extremity of misery. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Finally we explored the industrial revolution - and how that led to the abolition of domestic servitude for women. Times, Sunday Times
  • He had found a design in those years of servitude. SOMEDAY MY PRINCE
  • Pennsylvania and many a redemptioner who had discharged his bond of servitude pressed out into Ohio, Kentucky, Tennessee, or beyond. History of the United States
  • Indentured servitude, sweatshops – even forced abortions – are well-documented practices in Marianas islands factories, which have thus far managed to avoid U.S. labor laws while still, as a U.S. territory, applying “Made in the U.S.A.” labels to the finished product. Think Progress » Gingrich: ‘This Is, In Fact, World War III’ And The U.S. ‘Ought To Be Helping’
  • Barbaric independence had followed Greek and Roman slavery, which in turn was succeeded by feudal servitude, to reappear once more in the affranchised communes. Women Wage-Earners Their Past, Their Present, and Their Future
  • a knife the Scotch highlanders call a skean-dhu, sharp-pointed as a needle, sharp-edged as a razor, and with one blow of it he had cleft her heart, and she never cried or laughed any more in that body whose charms she had degraded to the vile servitude of her vanity. Thomas Wingfold, Curate
  • Bondmen and bondmaids might be bought from the heathen round about them; these were left by fathers to their children after them, but it does not appear that the _children_ of these servants ever were reduced to servitude. The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus
  • Human trafficking incudes victims of the sex trade, forced or bonded labor, domestic servitude, forced marriage, organ removal and child soldiers. US, Ukraine Pledge To Combat Human Trafficking
  • Those it has aided praise its efforts, saying it saved them from a lifetime of domestic abuse and virtual servitude.
  • For $100, for example, you can save a young girl from a life of indentured servitude.
  • They think that they are the elites and the enlightened ones that require servitude from the peasant-looking Hoosiers. ‘Baron’ is merely your *name*, Rep. Hill (D, IN-09). - Moe_Lane’s blog - RedState
  • Early on the morning she was due to hang, her sentence was commuted to penal servitude for life. Times, Sunday Times
  • Way too many of his parables were based on 'master and servant' for my taste and lent too much credibility to the notion of indentured servitude. Norman Lear: A Letter to Pat Robertson
  • In our country, May 27th is a day for celebration, a day when the people of Guadeloupe remember the struggle led by Ignace, Delgrès, Masoto and Solitude for the liberation of Guadeloupeans, who were held in servitude by the French colonialists. Global Voices in English » Guadeloupe: In May 2009, keep May 1802 and May 1967 in mind
  • Of winter afternoons he would stare through the leaded window-panes at the gaunt, leafless trees, on whose summits swayed the cawing rooks, until servitude seemed intolerable, and he prayed for the voice of the bearward that summoned him to Southwark. A Book of Scoundrels
  • The gradation from the style of freedom and simplicity, to that of form and servitude, may be traced in the Epistles of Cicero, of Pliny, and of Symmachus.] 74 The emperor Gratian, after confirming a law of precedency published by Valentinian, the father of his Divinity, thus continues: Siquis igitur indebitum sibi locum usurpaverit, nulla se ignoratione defendat; sitque plane sacrilegii reus, qui divina praecepta neglexerit. The History of the Decline and Fall of the Roman Empire
  • Police can no longer stop and search people without needing grounds for suspicion and there is a law against forced labour and servitude. Times, Sunday Times
  • Erika Five is fresh out of the vat from which she was spawned and is given a crash course in servitude and classism as Victor's wife. Rabid Reads: "Frankenstein (Book Two): City of Night" by Dean Koontz and Ed Gorman
  • The abjectness of their servitude is incomprehensible to us. Chapter 5: The Philomaths
  • That seemed a low estimate, given how many young women failed to warm to Morgan’s characterizations of them as boyfriend-pleasing, power-averse dopes who didn’t recognize their own servitude and used the word yucky. Big Girls Don’t Cry
  • Servitude and forced labor in agricultural contexts to some extent also carried into the early twentieth century in the era of French colonial rule.
  • Servants immediate to the supreme master, are discharged of their servitude or subjection in the same manner that subjects are released of their allegiance in a commonwealth institutive. The Elements of Law Natural and Politic
  • She writes, ‘It is easy to see transracial love plots as imaginings… in which romantic love rather than filial servitude or force guarantee the willful submission of the colonized’.
  • The German Garden is no longer divided and should not be allowed to be fully owned and held in servitude of the Empire, but must be set free of that ownership and servitude, with the German soil, made that of the German people and only the German people, its fruits that of the German people, free of the past division and Empire troops of occupation. Matthew Yglesias » Endgame
  • In the past, the majority of women were consigned to a lifetime of servitude and poverty.
  • In the past, the majority of women were consigned to a lifetime of servitude and poverty.
  • In the past, the majority of women were consigned to a lifetime of servitude and poverty.
  • Finally, the dispirited animal would come to accept that from now on, it had exchanged freedom for servitude. TANK OF SERPENTS
  • My understanding, confirmed somewhat by my handy dictionary, has been that “servitude” derives from the same “serfdom” roots as it does in property law, and refers to labor under private ownership or bondage to a private obligee. The Volokh Conspiracy » What if the the Constitution Turns out to be a Suicide Pact? — A Final Post on Forced Labor and the Thirteenth Amendment:
  • Those who love to play the martyr submerge their own personalities. They devote a lifetime to unnecessary servitude and privation.
  • The essay exhorts women to cast off their servitude to husbands and priests.
  • It mandates a form of involuntary servitude expressly prohibited by the 13th amendment to the US Constitution.
  • The system was that having been sentenced to penal servitude, prisoners had to dig the dirt, make and bake the bricks and build their own cells. Times, Sunday Times
  • We have all sold our kidneys to pay off a debt so that we can save our families from indentured servitude.
  • The term of servitude in the United States was for life; slaves couldn't buy their freedom.
  • These Greeks often were subject to the padrone system, a form of exploitative indentured servitude employed in many of the larger industrial cities of the North and in the large mining corporations of the West.
  • The stronger ones would be sold into slavery or servitude.
  • Eventually, Roman slavery was transformed into serfdom, a form of servitude that mitigated some of the harsher features of the older system.
  • [257] In the original, "Voulant la servitude, il se sont laissé entrainer, malgré eux ou à leur insu, vers la liberté. American Institutions and Their Influence
  • A servitude right of access enures to the benefit of the dominant tenement and no other.
  • It came to mean the general system of penal servitude. Times, Sunday Times
  • The man took command in the home also; the woman was degraded and reduced to servitude; she became a mere instrument for the production of children.
  • Because it's not a big deal whether I get a decent job or whether I spend my life in the servitude of dimwitted prats, getting people coffee and answering phones.
  • Domestic servitude has only been escaped by passing it down to another cadre of oppressed women.
  • Plato, for example, remarked that the helot system was the most controversial example of servitude in Greece.
  • Meanwhile, crises continue to haunt their precarious families, and recurring small loans further perpetuate their servitude.
  • The inhabitants of Samaria, who agreed and plotted with a king hostile to me not to endure servitude and not to bring tribute to Assur and who did battle, Ifought against them with the power of the great gods, my lords. The Bible Unearthed
  • Servitudes of this character could be extinguished by the consolidation of ownership of both servient and dominant estate in the same owner, and by remission or release; by nonuser for the prescriptive period, and by the destruction of the dominant or servient estate. The Catholic Encyclopedia, Volume 9: Laprade-Mass Liturgy
  • In the Latin the idea of servitude implies that of subordination of man to things; and when later feudal law declared the serf attached to the glebe, it only periphrased the literal meaning of the word servus. [ System of Economical Contradictions: or, the Philosophy of Misery
  • Many of the slaves are seen as passive, enjoying their servitude with a crude, animalistic joy.
  • “To say that the systematic condemnation of millions to bondage and generation upon generation to servitude is ‘not significant,’ or that the tearing apart of families and the selling of human beings as cattle ‘doesn't amount to diddly’ is outrageous for any public official to say, let alone a man Republicans have placed in a position of leadership.” DNC: Barbour 'defended the indefensible'
  • The only way to do that was to send Martha into servitude!
  • Eventually, the young monk must choose between love and desire and religious servitude.
  • It has a price, and that price is arbitrary forced servitude to the state.
  • Self servitude and serfdom is often a problem in those to ignorant to realize they’re duped into providing it. Think Progress » DeLay Allies Resort to Attack Dog Politics
  • The essay exhorts women to cast off their servitude to husbands and priests.
  • The privileged person avoids or repels taxation, not merely because it despoils him, but because it belittles him; it is a mark of the commoner, that is to say, of former servitude, and he resists the fisc (the revenue services) as much through pride as through interest. The Ancient Regime
  • It is usually white delusion that makes us think they'd select the name of someone who kept them in servitude and destroyed their family unit. Archive 2010-06-01
  • Either truth or falsehood: Toward spiritual independence or toward spiritual servitude.
  • If it did, staying behind meant enduring lives of servitude. Smithsonian Mag
  • And, lastly, to the same category of measures belongs the decreed long servitude of the Abrahamites in a strange land, in which, not only the door to social enjoyments would be shut against them, but a barbarous tyranny would also deprive them of the free exercise of acts which are an imprescriptible right of all mortals. A Guide for the Religious Instruction of Jewish Youth
  • Tens of millions of human souls were transported from their homes in Africa under appalling conditions to lives of servitude in the Americas.
  • Those born into servitude, however benign and remote the oppression may seem, cannot know fully what it is to be free until the day of liberation actually dawns.
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  • It begins with a grieving boy beside his father's funeral pyre, who is claimed by a worryingly uncouth uncle and taken away to a grim new life of servitude.
  • Servitude became a central labor institution in early English America: Between one-half and two-thirds of all white immigrants to the British colonies arrived under indenture.
  • Resistance to the slaveholder is the same in kind which Washington made against British aggression and servitude. The Life, Labors, and Travels of Elder Charles Bowles, of the Free Will Baptist Denomination, by Eld. John W. Lewis. Together with an Essay on the Character and Condition of the African Race by the Same. Also, an Essay on the Fugitive Law of the U. S. Con
  • Keep building up the national debt and we will be in servitude before long. CNN Poll: Americans say China's an economic threat
  • : Lord, thou hast ascended on high and hast taken them that were captives emprisoned, and the servitude thou hast affranchised. The Golden Legend, vol. 1
  • Men would not have found the means of independent life; they would simply have discovered (no easy task) a new physiognomy of servitude.
  • We might even throw off the servitude that presently allows 'our leaders 'to inhabit our same world unhung and unreproached just so long as they inflict their iniquities on innocents other than ourselves. 'Leaders', and what to do about them
  • They may grant you power, honour, and riches but afflict you with servitude, infamy, and poverty.
  • In the millennium before the Communist party revolution, it was an antidote to a life of female servitude.
  • The biggest scandal in baseball at the moment is the Baseball Hall of Fame's failure -- for the fourth time -- to induct Marvin Miller, who freed players from indentured servitude. Peter Dreier: Baseball's Error: No Marvin Miller in the Hall of Fame
  • The picture of what the women are alleged to have suffered has changed from initial descriptions of domestic servitude to a form of mental coercion and control. Times, Sunday Times
  • Servitude, loss of liberty, imprisonment, are no such miseries as they are held to be: we are slaves and servants the best of us all: as we do reverence our masters, so do our masters their superiors: gentlemen serve nobles, and nobles subordinate to kings, omne sub regno graviore regnum, princes themselves are God's servants, reges in ipsos imperium est Jovis. Anatomy of Melancholy
  • Another structural characteristic of the picaresque novel is the education of the young rogue, which frequently coincides with his servitude.
  • From this day forward, he is exempt from all subjection of servitude, of all duty of a freed-man, all bond of clientship. A Book of Golden Deeds
  • I personally think'Would you like to live in penal servitude or become a free country? Times, Sunday Times
  • Finally, the dispirited animal would come to accept that from now on, it had exchanged freedom for servitude. TANK OF SERPENTS
  • America will not pretend that jailed dissidents prefer their chains, or that women welcome humiliation and servitude, or that any human being aspires to live at the mercy of bullies.
  • The constable's uniform consisted of a top hat representing authority and a tailed jacket for servitude, because although the police were considered public servants they were also the public's masters.
  • Fostered by the spirit of freedom, which goes before to disenthral the mind from that state of servitude in which its powers had been made to minister to ignorant and wayward ambition, or still more cramping and perverting superstition, it promises to gain an universal ascendancy, and to render all that influence which had been arrayed against it, henceforth subservient only to its triumphs. The History of Dartmouth College
  • Instead of slavery, one compromise should be widespread adoption of long-term indentured servitude. Art Brodsky: Purists and Zealots for Internet Freedom
  • The 13th Amendment forbade slavery and involuntary servitude.

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