general public


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general public

Ordinary citizens and organizations. The term is used to refer to anyone and everyone.
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But the first day's operations were by no means of a successful character, inasmuch as the general public, though they manifested a lively interest in Mrs Jarley personally, and such of her waxen satellites as were to be seen for nothing, were not affected by any impulses moving them to the payment of sixpence a head.
His letters were to be forwarded to 226 Gordon Square; so thither I travelled, and being fortunate enough to find the loving couple at home, I ventured to give them some paternal advice and to point out to them that it would be better in every way that they should make their position a little clearer both to the general public and to Lord St.
The general public, however, which most unreasonably entertained a grievance at having been excluded, stormed the doors at a quarter to eight, after a prolonged melee in which several people were injured, including Inspector Scoble of H.
From each side of it spread away the tiers of seats for the general public.
These poems were generally and naturally regarded as the property of the Court and of the gentry, and circulated at first only in manuscript among the author's friends; but the general public became curious about them, and in 1557 one of the publishers of the day, Richard Tottel, securing a number of those of Wyatt, Surrey, and a few other noble or gentle authors, published them in a little volume, which is known as
It opened from a stinking little black courtyard, and was the general public entrance to a great pile of houses, inhabited by a great number of people.
is to be put upon the cold footing of the general public, and is to derive no advantage from my private acquaintance with the Court Dressmaker?
Scarcely anybody among the general public had ever heard of Horne Fisher; but he had known the Prime Minister all his life.
I have no desire that the general public should ever have access to these pages; but it is possible that my friends may, and also certain savants who are interested; and to them, while I do not apologize for my philosophizing, I humbly explain that they are witnessing the groupings of a finite mind after the infinite, the search for explanations of the inexplicable.
A VAST MEDIA room, an electronic forum with daily "ezine" bulletins, Web cams and traditional paper press kits are all pieces of the mix that will be offered to help delegates, the media and the general public find their way through the labyrinth of July's General Synod.
It is not necessary that the software be available through a system of retail distribution in order to be considered "readily available for purchase by the general public.
But any serious attempt to implement the expressed wish of the general public requires cutting the pet programs of special interests; and any politician who would do so can count on being dead on arrival at the polls.

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