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principle
used in Anne Of Green Gables

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Definition a basic rule or belief

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  • These stood or fell by the judgment of the fathers and mothers in Israel; but a certain small, red-haired girl who sat meekly in the corner of the old Cuthbert pew also had her opinions about them and discussed the same in full with Matthew, Marilla always declining from principle to criticize ministers in any shape or form.
    Chapter 21 -- A New Departure in Flavorings (24% in)

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