And this old common-sense
view she labored to impress upon Jurgis, pleading with him with tears in her eyes.
But nobody ever thought of so simple and common-sense
a thing at that.
But the good-natured self-forgetful cheeriness and common-sense
of Priscilla would soon have dissipated the one suspicion; and the modest calm of Nancy's speech and manners told clearly of a mind free from all disavowed devices.
I'm afraid," I said, "it would hardly translate into anything approaching common-sense
Where in the name of common-sense
, are our fears to end if we may not trust our sons, our brothers, our neighbors, our fellow-citizens?
It only shows what a little energy and common-sense
Such reasons would have been enough to account for plain dress, quite apart from religious feeling; but in Miss Brooke's case, religion alone would have determined it; and Celia mildly acquiesced in all her sister's sentiments, only infusing them with that common-sense
which is able to accept momentous doctrines without any eccentric agitation.
AN Orator afflicted with atrophy of the organ of common-sense
rose in his place in the halls of legislation and pointed with pride to his Unblotted Escutcheon.
I put it to your own common-sense
(we will say a week for the notice to quit)--why not treat me like a friend?
Helpless, ghastly, snatched out of the very jaws of death, there he lay, steadily distilling the clear common-sense
which had won him all his worldly rewards into the mind of his son.
Tulliver regarded him with dutiful respect, as he did everything else belonging to the church-service; but he considered that church was one thing and common-sense
another, and he wanted nobody to tell
We applaud these common-sense
steps the Administration announced today.