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