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Definitiona 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)
There are no more uses of "maxim" in David Copperfield.
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