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maxim
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A Tale of Two Cities
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  • "Well, my sweet," said Miss Pross, nodding her head emphatically, "the short and the long of it is, that I am a subject of His Most Gracious Majesty King George the Third;" Miss Pross curtseyed at the name; "and as such, my maxim is, Confound their politics, Frustrate their knavish tricks, On him our hopes we fix, God save the King!"

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  • The advisor often quotes the maxim that all politics is local.
  • Her actions conflict with the maxim that we don’t negotiate with terrorists.

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