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maxim
used in David Copperfield

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Definition a short saying that expresses a general truth or principle
  • 'My poor papa's maxim,' Mrs. Micawber observed.
    Chapters 10-12 (90% in)
  • But he applied that maxim to our marriage, my dear; and that was so far prematurely entered into, in consequence, that I never recovered the expense.'
    Chapters 10-12 (90% in)

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