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" The proprietor," it is said in the Laws (Vol. IX., 1045, ed. an. 1857), "may impose on his serfs every kind of labor, may take from them money dues (obrok) and demand from them personal service, with this one restriction, that they should not be thereby... "
Russia - Page 261
by Donald Mackenzie Wallace - 1877
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The Canadian Monthly and National Review, Volume 13

Anthologies - 1878 - 728 pages
...and illegal. The legal were alone very complete. He. quotes from the Russian Code : " The proprietor may impose on his serfs every kind of labour, may...dues (obrok), and demand from them personal service, all with this one restriction, that they should not be thereby ruined, and that the number of days...
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Russia. Popular ed

sir Donald Mackenzie Wallace - 1885 - 666 pages
...institution which lent money on landed property without examining carefully the nature of the security. i As to the means which the proprietors possessed of...an. 1857), " may impose on his serfs every kind of labor, may take from them money dues (obr6k) and demand from them personal service, with this one restriction,...
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The London Quarterly Review, Volume 48

William Lonsdale Watkinson, William Theophilus Davison - Theology - 1877 - 544 pages
...the master who fell back on this last resort lost so much service. The law said : " The proprietor may impose on his serfs every kind of labour, may take from them money dues (obrvk), and demand from them personal service, with this one restriction, that they should not be...
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Europe in the XIXth and XXth Centuries 1815-1939

Ephraim Lipson - Europe - 1960 - 546 pages
...from those who remained extra dues and labour. The Russian law of serfage stated that " the proprietor may impose on his serfs every kind of labour, may take from them money dues, and demand from them personal service." He could also inflict corporal punishment, hand them over as...
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