1 You know, Scarlett, money ill come by never comes to good and this house is proof of the axiom.
Gone With The Wind By Margaret MitcheGet Context In CHAPTER XLIX
2 Although Oliver had been brought up by philosophers, he was not theoretically acquainted with the beautiful axiom that self-preservation is the first law of nature.
Oliver Twist By Charles DickensGet Context In CHAPTER X
3 My aunt is full of copy-book axioms, but they were all meant to apply to conduct in the early fifties.
House of Mirth By Edith WhartonGet Context In BOOK 1: Chapter 1
4 All the axioms which had served him as points of support all his life long, had crumbled away in the presence of this man.
Les Misérables (V5) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 4: CHAPTER I—JAVERT