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strict construction -- of the U.S. Constitution
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To Kill a Mockingbird
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  • But Atticus had once told us that in Judge Taylor’s court any lawyer who was a strict constructionist on evidence usually wound up receiving strict instructions from the bench.
    p.252.9

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  • They were strict constructionists and rigorous observers of the Law as found in the books of Moses; but they held the vast mass of Rabbinical addenda to those books in derisive contempt.
    Lew Wallace  --  Ben Hur

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