1 This, he said, contained the essential principle of Animalism.
2 The other farmers sympathised in principle, but they did not at first give him much help.
3 It would have caused more bother than it was worth--asserting the democratic principle; standing in the crowd at the table.
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4 This is the principle on which I bring up my own children, and this is the principle on which I bring up these children.
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5 A man who proceeds upon the principle that two and two are four, and nothing over, and who is not to be talked into allowing for anything over.
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6 I have always considered Bitzer a young man of the most upright principle; and to that I beg to bear my testimony.
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7 It was a fundamental principle of the Gradgrind philosophy that everything was to be paid for.
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8 The principle was good in itself, but it may have been, and I believe has been, carried too far in your case.
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9 His unsettled affections, wavering with his vanity, Maria's decided attachment, and no sufficient principle on either side, gave it possibility: Miss Crawford's letter stampt it a fact.
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10 He feared that principle, active principle, had been wanting; that they had never been properly taught to govern their inclinations and tempers by that sense of duty which can alone suffice.
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11 'We are all weak creeturs,' said Mrs. Corney, laying down a general principle.
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12 This was the principle on which Anne wanted her father to be proceeding, his friends to be urging him.
13 To spare Henrietta from agitation seemed the governing principle.
14 That he was a sensible man, an agreeable man, that he talked well, professed good opinions, seemed to judge properly and as a man of principle, this was all clear enough.
15 There, he had learnt to distinguish between the steadiness of principle and the obstinacy of self-will, between the darings of heedlessness and the resolution of a collected mind.