In his day, Shakespeare was low-brow entertainment for the common class.
A girl that young didn't usually have much common sense.
Twice, though the first time is not common knowledge.
"Nonsense. Summer storms are as common as a fat man at a pie fair," he said as the ancient Scout lurched forward.
Claire gave a hint of a nod, remaining under the archway to the parlor, as if entering might subject her to some vile disease from these common folk.
All very well perhaps from his point of view, but only a little better than the common dilettantism.
This kind of hunger is common and generally is what has triggered food riots, now and in the past.
Brady strode from the private room into a common area, where two of his four remaining men waited.
I considered telling her the tipster was ill and out of service for a few days but common sense dictated that doing so might encourage someone to commit a crime in the tipster's absence.
He Traveled to the common area of the newbie barracks, where Bianca lay on her stomach across the couch in front of the TV.
Kris slid two rare green life crystals across the table, the common form of payment for an assassination not ordered by Death herself.
We are not one another's enemies, and we'll never defeat our common enemy so long as we're squabbling.
Somehow, considering Gladys, Effie or Claire seemed to stretch common sense more than an overweight bungee jumper.
She and Josh had everything in common, yet there were no sparks.
She's not heavily endowed with common sense or ambition, but she does have attributes.
When moving to another country, it is important to have expertise in the most common language.
Ozma has it; for its powers won't work in a common, ordinary country like the United States.
If he begins as a common sailor, he will never be anything else.
You gather knowledge from the little things which common men pass by unnoticed.
Although his father was a king, Cyrus was brought up like the son of a common man.
"We ourselves eat only common food," answered the shah.
Give me a few common tools and some food, and I will do well enough, said the sailor.
If people with those conditions get better, information about their treatment can be widely shared with those who have the common genetic factors.
They used that money to buy part of Coca Cola in the form of common stock.
When few people own land and most people live in cities, it is quite common to have high degrees of hunger in a nation that is exporting food.
This has been a common situation throughout areas with high degrees of poverty and is certainly the case in Ethiopia.
Slowly but steadily, as part of the growth of civilization, countries are signing treaties and reaching agreements that spell out in detail the common set of rules those nations will abide by.
Long before English became the lingua franca of the Internet age, the world has wanted a common language.
It is true that I was familiar with all literary braille in common use in this country--English, American, and New York Point; but the various signs and symbols in geometry and algebra in the three systems are very different, and I had used only the English braille in my algebra.
We have a comparatively decent system of common schools, schools for infants only; but excepting the half-starved Lyceum in the winter, and latterly the puny beginning of a library suggested by the State, no school for ourselves.
They give me a new sense of the variety and capacity of that nature which is our common dwelling.
For once, someone in the chain of command had some common sense.
"I needed a woman," he said dismissively, as if she was a common prostitute.
But Edith's Annie was a minister's wife, not a common prostitute.
Not only was Pierre's attempt to speak unsuccessful, but he was rudely interrupted, pushed aside, and people turned away from him as from a common enemy.
That is our common misfortune, and I shall grudge nothing to help you.
Ours is a common misfortune and we will share it together.
So the way in which these people killed one another was not decided by Napoleon's will but occurred independently of him, in accord with the will of hundreds of thousands of people who took part in the common action.
In contrast with the dread felt by the infantrymen placed in support, here in the battery where a small number of men busy at their work were separated from the rest by a trench, everyone experienced a common and as it were family feeling of animation.
I should have demanded the freedom of all navigable rivers for everybody, that the seas should be common to all, and that the great standing armies should be reduced henceforth to mere guards for the sovereigns.
Only when we have admitted the conception of the infinitely small, and the resulting geometrical progression with a common ratio of one tenth, and have found the sum of this progression to infinity, do we reach a solution of the problem.
To study the laws of history we must completely change the subject of our observation, must leave aside kings, ministers, and generals, and study the common, infinitesimally small elements by which the masses are moved.