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maxim
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Middlemarch
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  • They knew Peter’s maxim, that money was a good egg, and should be laid in a warm nest.
  • It was a maxim about Middlemarch, and regarded as self-evident, that good meat should have good drink, which last Dagley interpreted as plenty of table ale well followed up by rum-and-water.

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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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