The substance of these secret rulings is a dramatic departure from common public understanding of the law.
And what young man, royal or common, would have had the willpower to simply look away?
These are the three New York states of mind, and what they have in common are longing and a quantity of delusion.
I asked Lee Hirsch to name the most common mistake parents make when they believe their child is being bullied.
Methods are not all that US Uncut has in common with the Tea Party movement.
Except for this tie of ineffectuality, they had nothing special in common.
As he intended to profess the common law, he, took no degree.
His house is a common meeting-place for members of the society.
They keep their best sights for strangers, and not for common use.
This manner of teaching was common in Athens, and he never lacked hearers.
c.1300, "belonging to all, general," from Old French comun "common, general, free, open, public" (9c., Modern French commun), from Latin communis "in common, public, shared by all or many; general, not specific; familiar, not pretentious," from PIE *ko-moin-i- "held in common," compound adjective formed from *ko- "together" + *moi-n-, suffixed form of root *mei- "change, exchange" (see mutable), hence literally "shared by all."
Second element of the compound also is the source of Latin munia "duties, public duties, functions," those related to munia "office." Perhaps reinforced in Old French by the Germanic form of PIE *ko-moin-i- (cf. Old English gemæne "common, public, general, universal;" see mean (adj.)), which came to French via Frankish.
Used disparagingly of women and criminals since c.1300. Common pleas is 13c., from Anglo-French communs plets, hearing civil actions by one subject against another as opposed to pleas of the crown. Common prayer is contrasted with private prayer. Common stock is attested from 1888.
late 15c., "land held in common," from common (adj.). Commons "the third estate of the English people as represented in Parliament," is from late 14c. Latin communis also served as a noun meaning "common property, state, commonwealth."