common herd

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  • Do we say then that these things are not because the common herd does not know of them? Cited from Theodicy, by G. W. Leibniz
  • If their sons did not possess these qualities, they remained among the common herd. Cited from French Pathfinders in North America, by William Henry Johnson
  • She has views, and objects to being like the common herd. Cited from Betty Trevor, by Mrs. G. de Horne Vaizey
  • This is no place for you, among the common herd. Cited from The PG Works Of Gilbert Parker, Complete
  • The prince, his ministers, and the state officials looked upon him as one of the common herd. Cited from The Crest-Wave of Evolution, by Kenneth Morris
  • How strange, that they had lived here so many years, without assimilating to the common herd around them. Cited from Ade`le Dubois, by Mrs. William T. Savage
  • My friend, healthy and normal people are only the common herd. Cited from The Lady with the Dog and Other Stories, by Anton Chekhov
  • Well, well; are we to give up philosophy, then, and idle our lives away like the common herd? Cited from Works, V2, by Lucian of Samosata
  • To be individual, my friends, to be different from others, is the only way to become distinguished from the common herd. Cited from The Lost Princess of Oz, by Baum [LFB#15]
  • The common herd was driven by necessity and lived as it could. Cited from The Egyptian Conception of Immortality, by George Andrew Reisner
  • She, too, had heard what he said, and was ready to classify him with the common herd. Cited from The Wheel O' Fortune, by Louis Tracy
  • His superiority to the common herd lies in this effort, even when its success is only partial. Cited from The World's Best Literature, Ancient And Modern, Vol. 2, by Warner
  • The common herd are neither charitable nor refined, and every eye was turned towards that poor lady. Cited from The Works of Guy de Maupassant, Volume III (of 8), by Guy de Maupassant
  • That she asked so little placed her, so she thought, apart from the common herd of eager askers. Cited from Ships That Pass In The Night, by Beatrice Harraden
  • I believe that the crowd, the common herd will always be hateful. Cited from The George Sand-Gustave Flaubert Letters
  • He was then thrown into the common herd. Cited from Rise of the Dutch Republic, 1561-62 by Motley
  • To invite the common herd to be lord over him, when he might have the enjoyment of all things! Cited from Gorgias, by Plato [A Socratic Dialog]
  • This will attract the attention of the common herd, who will take you for a wonder, so much better educated than themselves. Cited from Works, V3, by Lucian of Samosata
  • With what sensations should the common herd of cattle look on it? Cited from The Writings of Thomas Jefferson, Vol. 4 (of 4), ed. by T.J. Randolph
  • He was looked upon by the world as one not of the common herd -- as one not of the rank and file. Cited from Their Yesterdays, by Harold Bell Wright
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