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Moby-Dick: Commonalty

Commonalty

  1. the common people, as opposed to the upper classes
  2. those lacking noble rank

The word commonalty appears in the following sentences from Moby-Dick:

Chapter 1 > Paragraph 11 > Sentence 4:

In much the same way do the commonalty lead their leaders in many other things, at the same time that the leaders little suspect it.

Concordance for the word commonalty from Moby-Dick.

Herman Melville
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