Common-man Sentence Examples
His fate is not that of a common man.
In like manner (2) the officiant prepared himself for his task; but in his case the natural sanctity of the priest relieved him of the necessity of undergoing all that the common man had to pass through; in fact, this was one of the causes which brought him into existence, the other being the need of a.
Ewald was no common man.
It reviews all the abuses, declares that the German people are the victims of war, devastation and dearth, and that the common man is beginning to comment on the vast amount of wealth that is collected for expeditions against the Turk through indulgences or otherwise, and yet no expedition takes place.
That it could seem at once a simple way of living for the common man and a profound philosophy of the universe for the speculative thinker meant much for its success.'Advertisement
That this is the case at Chidambaram is known to every Hindu, for if he ever asks the priests to show him the God in the temple he is pointed to an empty space in the holy of holies, which has been termed the Akasa, or ether-linga."But, however congenial this refined symbolism may be to the worshipper of a speculative turn of mind, it is difficult to see how it could ever satisfy the religious wants of the common man little given to abstract conceptions of this kind.
The whole subject of firearms seems a bit too arcane for the common man.
Set free from a punishment meted out for our attempts to put fire in the hands of the common man.
Copland's rousing Fanfare for the Common Man prefaces the overture to Gershwin's satirical operetta Strike up the Band.
The virtues of a superior man are like the wind; the virtues of a common man are like the grass--the grass, when the wind passes over it, bends.Advertisement
He developed the Craftsman style to be simple designs that were fresh, unique, earthy and reminiscent of the common man.
The company made a name for itself with its 14 karat and 18 karat gold luxury watches, and before long the innovative designs were gracing the wrists of movie stars and princes as well as the common man.
That discovered in 1517 made a deep impression on the authorities by reason of its vast extent, and doubtless led the diet of Augsburg to allude to the danger which lay in the refusal of the common man to pay the ecclesiastical taxes.
Although his father was a king, Cyrus was brought up like the son of a common man.