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aphorism
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • Altogether, the Old Bailey, at that date, was a choice illustration of the precept, that "Whatever is is right;" an aphorism that would be as final as it is lazy, did it not include the troublesome consequence, that nothing that ever was, was wrong.

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  • She often quotes St. Augustine’s aphorism, "Love the sinner and hate the sin."
  • He shared his latest aphorism: "Don’t let go too soon, but don’t hang on too long."
    Mitch Albom  --  Tuesdays with Morrie

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