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tenet
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • Never, never, never, on cross-examination ask a witness a question you don’t already know the answer to, was a tenet I absorbed with my baby-food.
    p.237.1

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  • Freedom of speech is a particularly American tenet.
  • The week before he came, we’d had a famous theologian whose words sent the students scurrying to their rooms to hassle half the night. But Caleb was like a cool wind from the north... No great theological problems. No debatable tenets. He spoke simply of...
    Margaret Craven  --  I Heard the Owl Call My Name

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