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Definitiona rule for behavior — especially a shared moral doctrine
- I did not fail to assure him that I would store these precepts in my mind, though indeed I had no need to do so, for, at the time, they affected me visibly.Chapters 10-12 (91% in)
- How much of the practice I have just reduced to precept, I owe to Agnes, I will not repeat here.Chapters 40-42 (58% in)
There are no more uses of "precept" in David Copperfield.
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