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principle
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Animal Farm
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  • Several nights a week, after Mr. Jones was asleep, they held secret meetings in the barn and expounded the principles of Animalism to the others.
  • This, he said, contained the essential principle of Animalism.
  • They explained that by their studies of the past three months the pigs had succeeded in reducing the principles of Animalism to Seven Commandments.
  • The other farmers sympathised in principle, but they did not at first give him much help.
  • A too rigid equality in rations, Squealer explained, would have been contrary to the principles of Animalism.
  • None of them proved able to learn the alphabet beyond the letter B. They accepted everything that they were told about the Rebellion and the principles of Animalism, especially from Clover, for whom they had an almost filial respect; but it was doubtful whether they understood very much of it.

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  • I accept as a basic principle that all people are precious and should be treated with equal dignity.
  • One guiding principle is that everyone should be treated fairly.

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