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We never hear again of Thersites, or of any one of the commonalty, daring to open his mouth in an assembly.
We have cited the enthusiasm of the commonalty for the First Crusade as marking a new phase in social history.
The British got votes because they wanted them; the Irish commonalty got votes because the English did.
No national culture in the court, nor among the commonalty; a steady decay.
In the year 1315, it was granted by Robert de Baldock to the mayor and commonalty of London.
But over all must come recognition of the commonalty of man.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
The names of those elected by the Commonalty have not come down to us.
I cannot fail to see this plainly; for years I have watched the tendencies of the commonalty with all the keenness of suspicion.
The commonalty, I repeat, are losing their hopes of heaven, just as the grown-up schoolboy finds his paradise no more in home.
The very reverse of our English proverb, “Better to be the head of the commonalty than the tail of the gentry.”

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