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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
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As common as a barber’s chair.
        Burton.—Anat. of Melancholy, Ed. 1651, Page 665.
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Like a barber’s chair, that fits all buttocks.
        Shakespeare.—All’s Well that Ends Well, Act II. Scene 2. (Clown to the Countess.)
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        As common as the stairs
That mount the capitol.
        Shakespeare.—Cymbeline, Act I. Scene 7. (Iachimo to Imogen.)
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As common as the highway.
        Old Proverb.—Knight’s Shak. Sup.
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This comes of visiting commoners.
        Garrick.—High Life Below Stairs, Act II.
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