At that striking of the common chord I saw them heave, promiscuous and unanimous, up the steps to the stage.
So he returns in hope and patience to the C major, the common chord of life.
He saw he could not punish the good spinet because he did not know enough to strike a common chord.
A humble offering, indeed, but it served for the moment to bring me in touch with the wild and to strike a common chord.
With that he returns to human life, content to labour in its limits—the common chord is his.
All are at peace, who once so fiercely warred: Brother and brother, now, we chant a common chord.
Every stronghold is being assailed, from the "divine" rights of property to the common chord of C major.
Musicians will understand when I say it was like a change from the common chord in the minor to the dominant in the major.
Immediately a chorus of male soprani blended with this chord, though they sang the common chord of A major.
Formerly a speaker used a quotation from the Bible or Shakespeare when he wanted to strike a common chord.