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The only instances are , in describing London as the sink of foreign worthlessness : --the common shore , Where France doth all her filth and ordure pour . " OLDHAM . The common shore of Paris and of Rome .
... but by desire ; expectation raised , not by the common occurrences of life , but by the wants of the expectant ; an expectation that requires the common course of things to be changed , and the general rules of action to be broken .
Dr. Adams told us , that in some of the Colleges at Oxford , the fellows had excluded the students from social intercourse with them in the common room . JOHNSON . “ They are in the right , Sir : there can be no real conversation ...
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