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Far from the Madding Crowd
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  • This was a practical application of the principle that a half-feigned and fictitious faith is better than no faith at all.
  • This circumstance, and the generally sleepy air of the whole prospect here, together with the animated and contrasting state of the reverse facade, suggested to the imagination that on the adaptation of the building for farming purposes the vital principle of the house had turned round inside its body to face the other way.
  • A warmth overspread his face: surely she was not so unprincipled as to flirt in a fair!
  • "I won’t say much for myself; I don’t wish to," Coggan continued, with that tendency to talk on principles which is characteristic of the barley-corn.
  • Troy, as he spoke, looked at his watch, and, apparently actuated by non lucendo principles, opened the case at the back, revealing, snugly stowed within it, a small coil of hair.
  • Her simple country nature, fed on old-fashioned principles, was troubled by that which would have troubled a woman of the world very little, both Fanny and her child, if she had one, being dead.
  • The shops thought it very natural that a man who, by importing direct from the producer, had daringly set aside the first great principle of provincial existence, namely that God made country villages to supply customers to county towns, should have confused ideas about the Decalogue.

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  • I accept as a basic principle that all people are precious and should be treated with equal dignity.
  • One guiding principle is that everyone should be treated fairly.

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