When I got up to my little room and said my prayers, I did not forget Joe's recommendation, and yet my young mind was in that disturbed and unthankful state, that I thought long after I laid me down, how common
Estella would consider Joe, a mere blacksmith: how thick his boots, and how coarse his hands.
We had mentioned the lord of the manor as we crossed the common
, and the notice- board brought him once more to the old man's mind.
Ingratitude is among them a capital crime, as we read it to have been in some other countries: for they reason thus; that whoever makes ill returns to his benefactor, must needs be a common
enemy to the rest of mankind, from whom he has received no obligation, and therefore such a man is not fit to live.
The Protestant and Catholic cantons have since had their separate diets, where all the most important concerns are adjusted, and which have left the general diet little other business than to take care of the common
Extend the sphere, and you take in a greater variety of parties and interests; you make it less probable that a majority of the whole will have a common
motive to invade the rights of other citizens; or if such a common
motive exists, it will be more difficult for all who feel it to discover their own strength, and to act in unison with each other.
Our bourgeois, not content with having the wives and daughters of their proletarians at their disposal, not to speak of common
prostitutes,take the greatest pleasure in seducing each other's wives.
If the state is the organisation of men seeking a common
good, power and political position must be given to those who can forward this end.
Moreover, these two varieties, being only slightly modified forms, will tend to inherit those advantages which made their common
parent (A) more numerous than most of the other inhabitants of the same country; they will likewise partake of those more general advantages which made the genus to which the parent-species belonged, a large genus in its own country.
The other kind differs only in having three balls united by the thongs to a common
The still existing English and Scottish ballads are mostly, no doubt, the work of individual authors of the fifteenth and sixteenth centuries, but none the less they express the little-changing mind and emotions of the great body of the common
people who had been singing and repeating ballads for so many thousand years.
Such is the scheme, Glaucon, according to which the guardians of our State are to have their wives and families in common
In the abstract there was nothing very remarkable in this pair, for servility waiting on a handsome suit of clothes and a cane--not to speak of gold and silver sticks, or wands of office--is common