Alex was no ordinary man.
What happened to Howie was no ordinary dream, just as he said.
I'm not thinking roses, too ordinary for this woman.
A picture of Byrne continued to emerge: Mr. Ordinary, homebody, well liked, in a blah job like a million other guys, on a train to nowhere but happy enough to keep chugging along with the ride.
But just to make sure, would you check the date to see if anything out of the ordinary happened that day?
I didn't get diddly-damn from a one of 'em. This guy Byrne was so ordinary, talking about him put me to sleep.
"Ordinary guy in an ordinary motel," Dean replied as he stepped from the car and looked around.
A toilet kit containing nothing out of the ordinary was on the bathroom counter.
In height it stood about the same as a young individual of the ordinary African elephant when about a year and a half old, the vertical measurement at the shoulder being only 4 ft., or merely a foot higher than a new-born Indian elephant.
In 1844 he was elected ordinary professor of higher mechanics and astronomy, a position which he held till his death on the 26th of September 1868.
These ordinary ridge beds furnish a good supply towards the end of summer, and in autumn.
In 1830 he became ordinary professor.
The former company's lines (of the ordinary gauge) run from Cagliari, past Macomer, to Chilivani (with a branch at Decimomannu for Iglesias and Monteponi).
The birds did not sing, nor did the cows moo; yet there was more than ordinary activity everywhere.
The creatures had sense enough to reason that way, and the only mistake they made was in supposing the earth people were unable to overcome such ordinary difficulties.
Ozma has it; for its powers won't work in a common, ordinary country like the United States.
"I ought to be a fairy," grumbled Jim, as he slowly drew the buggy home; "for to be just an ordinary horse in a fairy country is to be of no account whatever.
The ordinary embossed book is made with roman letters, both small letters and capitals.
She has the courage of her metaphors and lets them take her skyward when we poor self-conscious folk would think them rather too bookish for ordinary conversation.
If she could see and hear, I suppose she would get rid of her superfluous energy in ways which would not, perhaps, tax her brain so much, although I suspect that the ordinary child takes his play pretty seriously.
Her mind isn't more logical than the minds of ordinary children.
She has one advantage over ordinary children, that nothing from without distracts her attention from her studies.
My residence was more favorable, not only to thought, but to serious reading, than a university; and though I was beyond the range of the ordinary circulating library, I had more than ever come within the influence of those books which circulate round the world, whose sentences were first written on bark, and are now merely copied from time to time on to linen paper.
There are such words as joy and sorrow, but they are only the burden of a psalm, sung with a nasal twang, while we believe in the ordinary and mean.
"If he is one of the ordinary little staff dandies sent to earn a medal he can get his reward just as well in the rearguard, but if he wishes to stay with me, let him... he'll be of use here if he's a brave officer," thought Bagration.
All the members of the lodges were men Pierre knew in ordinary life, and it was difficult for him to regard them merely as Brothers in Freemasonry and not as Prince B. or Ivan Vasilevich D., whom he knew in society mostly as weak and insignificant men.
Under the masonic aprons and insignia he saw the uniforms and decorations at which they aimed in ordinary life.
The one thing he now desired with his whole soul was to get away quickly from the terrible sensations amid which he had lived that day and return to ordinary conditions of life and sleep quietly in a room in his own bed.
To all the other prisoners Platon Karataev seemed a most ordinary soldier.