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commonplace-looking

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  • At the age of thirty, to judge by the early photographs, he had been a commonplace-looking little man, with a shock of coal-black hair and

    Henrik Ibsen

  • At the age of thirty, to judge by the early photographs, he had been a commonplace-looking little man, with a shock of coal-black hair and

    Henrik Ibsen

  • The incentive certainly wasn't the show's choice of villain, The Riddler, one of the more commonplace-looking of the DC comics' nemeses... but Frank Gorshin brought Edward Nigma a name was never uttered on the show magnificently to life with a gleeful laugh that was heard all across America the very next day -- on elementary school playgrounds.

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  • The incentive certainly wasn't the show's choice of villain, The Riddler, one of the more commonplace-looking of the DC comics' nemeses... but Frank Gorshin brought Edward Nigma a name was never uttered on the show magnificently to life with a gleeful laugh that was heard all across America the very next day -- on elementary school playgrounds.

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  • In the background was a row of sunny beehives, along which an elderly man, presumably Mr. Smith, was moving accompanied by a short, commonplace-looking companion in black clerical costume.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • In the background was a row of sunny beehives, along which an elderly man, presumably Mr. Smith, was moving accompanied by a short, commonplace-looking companion in black clerical costume.

    The Complete Father Brown

  • Some of them were not very pretty, many of them were ordinary, insignificant, commonplace-looking folks, but it was clear that they had those about them who loved them and thought much of them.

    Lippincott's Magazine of Popular Literature and Science, Vol. 12, No. 32, November, 1873

  • The two commonplace-looking women who are putting -- the finishing -- touches to this beautiful creation tell us it is the reposoir of Madame la

    In and out of Three Normady Inns

  • The sight of his bride, with her rustic air, and the ill-made commonplace-looking clothes in which she was dressed, made his face burn with shame, for he knew that a sneer was lurking on the face of everyone who had gathered to have a look at her.

    Chinese Folk-Lore Tales

  • London by De Quincey, who, even amid the festivities of national and international congratulation on the fall of Napoleon, could not forget that this imperial ally was a very commonplace-looking fellow, after all.

    The Atlantic Monthly, Volume 12, No. 71, September, 1863

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