Plebeian
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Webster's Revised Unabridged Dictionary
1. (a.) Common; pertaining to the Roman plebs, or common people.

2. (a.) of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as, plebeian sports; a plebeian throng.

3. (n.) One of the plebs, or common people of ancient Rome, in distinction from patrician.

4. (n.) One of the common people, or lower rank of men.

Library

Chapter iv.
... For if any plebeian should be permitted by the party himself to call a senator of
more advanced age father; without doubt he would tremble, and would not ...
/.../christianbookshelf.org/augustine/our lords sermon on the mount/chapter iv 2.htm

Rome had Passed the Summits and Stood Looking into the Dark Valley ...
... In rural Latium, rich and poor clung to the old faith, and everywhere a plebeian
feared alike the assessor and the gods, and sacrificed to both. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bacheller/vergilius/chapter 1 rome had passed.htm

St. Catherine of Siena as Seen in Her Letters
... With all their transparent simplicity and mediaeval quaintness, with all the occasional
plebeian crudity of their phrasing, they reveal a nature at once so many ...
/.../benincasa/letters of catherine benincasa/st catherine of siena as.htm

section i.
... in the name of Multitude do I onely include the base and minor sort of people; there
is a rabble even amongst the Gentry, a sort of Plebeian heads, whose fancy ...
//christianbookshelf.org/browne/religio medici/section i 2.htm

The Mildness of the Yellow Press
... Never by any chance in it is there any of that real plebeian pungency which
can be heard from the ordinary cabman in the ordinary street. ...
//christianbookshelf.org/chesterton/heretics/viii the mildness of the.htm

The Dark was Lifting as Vergilius Entered the Field of Mars. ...
... wailing. "It is like a sticking of pigs to leave a lot of plebeian women,"
said Manius, when the sound was far out of hearing. "An ...
//christianbookshelf.org/bacheller/vergilius/chapter 11 the dark was.htm

This Question I Should Briefly Solve, if I Should Say...
... men, or persons on this account freed by their masters or about to be freed, likewise
from the life of peasants, and from the exercise and plebeian labor of ...
/.../augustine/of the work of monks /section 24 this question i.htm

Argument: Octavius Arranges his Reply, and Trusts that He Shall be ...
... have gone forth unto celebrity as discoverers of arts, before they attained an
illustrious name by their mental skill, were esteemed plebeian, untaught, half ...
/.../the octavius of minucius felix/chapter xvi argument octavius arranges his.htm

The People's Christ
... lambs in his bosom, or gently leading the ewes great with young"a simple youth of
a right royal soul, and undaunted courage, but yet a plebeian"one of the ...
/.../spurgeon/spurgeons sermons volume 1 1855/the peoples christ.htm

To Gregory xi
... iniquitous things which the Florentines have endured from the Legates"men "whom
you know yourself"" so she writes with vigorous plebeian candour""whom ...
/.../benincasa/letters of catherine benincasa/to gregory xi 2.htm

Thesaurus
Plebeian (1 Occurrence)
... 2. (a.) of or pertaining to the common people; vulgar; common; as, plebeian sports;
a plebeian throng. ... Multi-Version Concordance Plebeian (1 Occurrence). ...
/p/plebeian.htm - 7k

Rome (12 Occurrences)
... But it was partly the result of plebeian agitation. The events of 367 BC may serve
as a suitable example to illustrate the action of these influences. ...
/r/rome.htm - 43k

Empire (8 Occurrences)
... possible solution of a 700 years' struggle, and Roman history is the story of the
conflict of class with class, patrician against plebeian, populus against ...
/e/empire.htm - 80k

Pleasures (18 Occurrences)

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Openness (2 Occurrences)
... Acts 4:13 And beholding the openness of Peter and John, and having perceived that
they are men unlettered and plebeian, they were wondering -- they were taking ...
/o/openness.htm - 7k

Wondering (22 Occurrences)
... Acts 4:13 And beholding the openness of Peter and John, and having perceived that
they are men unlettered and plebeian, they were wondering -- they were taking ...
/w/wondering.htm - 12k

Ignoble (4 Occurrences)
... Noah Webster's Dictionary 1. (a.) Of low birth, character or purpose; plebeian;
common; humble. 2. (a.) Not honorable, elevated, or generous; base. ...
/i/ignoble.htm - 7k

Pled (1 Occurrence)

/p/pled.htm - 6k

Common (118 Occurrences)
... 4. (v.) Not distinguished or exceptional; inconspicuous; ordinary; plebeian; --
often in a depreciatory sense. 5. (v.) Profane; polluted. ...
/c/common.htm - 40k

Senator
... subsequently the ex-magistrates, supplemented, to complete the tale of members,
by representatives of patrician (in time also of plebeian) families selected by ...
/s/senator.htm - 8k

Concordance
Plebeian (1 Occurrence)

Acts 4:13
And beholding the openness of Peter and John, and having perceived that they are men unlettered and plebeian, they were wondering -- they were taking knowledge also of them that with Jesus they had been --
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