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maxim
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David Copperfield
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  • ’My poor papa’s maxim,’ Mrs. Micawber observed.
  • But he applied that maxim to our marriage, my dear; and that was so far prematurely entered into, in consequence, that I never recovered the expense.’

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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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