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principle
used in Gone with the Wind

5 uses
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Definition a basic rule or belief

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  • Who goaded you into admitting that you thought men were fools to die for high-sounding principles?
    2.13 (71% in)
  • But, in an Orangeman, when a principle comes up against Scotch tightness, the principle fares ill.
    1.3 (46% in)
  • But, in an Orangeman, when a principle comes up against Scotch tightness, the principle fares ill.
    1.3 (46% in)
  • "If there's one thing in the world that gives me more amusement than anything else," he remarked, "it's the sight of your mental struggles when a matter of principle is laid up against something practical like money.
    4.36 (55% in)
  • Would a woman of Melanie's high principles champion the cause of a guilty woman, especially a woman guilty with her own husband?
    5.55 (67% in)

There are no more uses of "principle" in Gone with the Wind.

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