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Usage examples for commonly

  1. I have observed that the light- headed commonly get the best of everything in this world; which the wooden- headed and the beef- headed regard as an outrage. – The Fiend's Delight by Dod Grile
  2. Though these are only small birds, they destroy vast quantities of grain, much more than has indeed been commonly supposed. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  3. The village which is most commonly visited by strangers who go to Amsterdam, is one called Broek. – Rollo in Holland by Jacob Abbott
  4. Pillow covers also were named, and pillow clothes, but pillow bear was the term most commonly applied. – Customs and Fashions in Old New England by Alice Morse Earle
  5. Not so much, as it is commonly put, in regard to the amount of consideration given, but in the conception of the thing considered. – Desperate Remedies by Thomas Hardy
  6. I should hate to be commonly pretty. – Faith and Unfaith by Duchess
  7. It seems to me that the two brothers, Salter and Noah Quick, were men who had what's commonly called a past, and that there was some strange secret in it- probably one of money. – Ravensdene Court by J. S. (Joseph Smith) Fletcher
  8. Standard money is also commonly a medium of exchange. – The Value of Money by Benjamin M. Anderson, Jr.
  9. When the man is too far from the ball, it commonly follows that the blade of the club comes down on to the turf heel first. – The Complete Golfer [1905] by Harry Vardon
  10. Feeds that are dry and innutritions commonly cause it. – Common Diseases of Farm Animals by R. A. Craig, D. V. M.
  11. He who holds an office worth twenty rupees a month commonly gives his sons an education equal to that of a prime minister. – Rambles and Recollections of an Indian Official by William Sleeman
  12. Very commonly I had a sudden conviction that I had seen it somewhere. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  13. Immense piles of wood are placed on the edge of the bank, for the supply of steam- boats, and perhaps a small corn patch may be close to the house; this however is not commonly the case, as the inhabitants depend on flat- boats for provisions. – A Ramble of Six Thousand Miles through the United States of America by S. A. Ferrall
  14. You can commonly go along one side or the other of a lake, when you cannot cross it. – Canoeing in the wilderness by Henry David Thoreau
  15. Throughout this little book the th is commonly used, as being most convenient for the general reader. – Anglo-Saxon Literature by John Earle
  16. Throwing weak lime- water in a plentiful manner on the under sides of the leaves, where these insects are commonly found, will, for the most part, soon destroy them. – The Cook and Housekeeper's Complete and Universal Dictionary; Including a System of Modern Cookery, in all Its Various Branches, by Mary Eaton
  17. In learning self- hypnosis, the subject does not relinquish control of himself as is commonly believed. – A Practical Guide to Self-Hypnosis by Melvin Powers
  18. If every administrator had the commodity of lives commonly attributed to the cat, the duties of their offices would still be infinitely beyond them. – An American at Oxford by John Corbin
  19. Migrations - Most commonly seen from April to October. – Bird-Neighbors by Blanchan, Neltje
  20. It was commonly accepted as conclusive not only by the people but by the courts. – The American Judiciary by Simeon E. Baldwin, LLD
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