Sentence Examples

  • He was admitted to the Middle Temple in February 1637, and in May be became a fellow commoner of Balliol College, Oxford.
  • The table on the opposite page shows the uses of a few of the commoner signs.
  • As the father was resolved that John should have everything that money and pains could give, and was one day to be a bishop at least, he entered him at Christ Church, Oxford, as a gentleman-commoner - then an order reserved for men of wealth and rank.
  • The Egyptians are noted for the making of pottery of the commoner kinds, especially water-jars.
  • In 1637 he went as a gentleman-commoner to Exeter College, Oxford, where he remained about a year.