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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • "Danged if ye bain’t altered now, malter," said a voice with the vigour natural to the enunciation of a remarkably evident truism.
  • "True, drink is a pleasant delight," said Jan, as one who repeated a truism so familiar to his brain that he hardly noticed its passage over his tongue; and, lifting the cup, Coggan tilted his head gradually backwards, with closed eyes, that his expectant soul might not be diverted for one instant from its bliss by irrelevant surroundings.

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  • But this truism requires some qualification.
    James M. McPherson  --  What They Fought For - 1861-1865
  • Though, indeed, the vendor of a certain nostrum has vulgarized the truism to the very point of contempt.
    Bram Stoker  --  Dracula

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