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  • A great square house, with a heavy portico darkening the principal windows, as its master’s heavy brows overshadowed his eyes.
  • Went to Westminster School as a King’s Scholar, when I was principally living on garbage, and sleeping in market baskets.
  • CHAPTER IV — LOST THE robbery at the Bank had not languished before, and did not cease to occupy a front place in the attention of the principal of that establishment now.
  • He turned from his own class and his own quarter, taking nothing but a little bread as he walked along, towards the hill on which his principal employer lived, in a red house with black outside shutters, green inside blinds, a black street door, up two white steps, BOUNDERBY (in letters very like himself) upon a brazen plate, and a round brazen door-handle underneath it, like a brazen full-stop.

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  • The principal idea is that decisions should be made by the people who are most knowledgeable about specific circumstances that impact the decision.
  • The singer was the principal performer; though the whole band was good.

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