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principle
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Oliver Twist
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  • The great principle of out-of-door relief is, to give the paupers exactly what they don’t want; and then they get tired of coming.’
  • ’We are all weak creeturs,’ said Mrs. Corney, laying down a general principle.
  • Betwixt you and me, ma’am,’ returned Mr. Bumble, ’that’s the great principle; and that’s the reason why, if you look at any cases that get into them owdacious newspapers, you’ll always observe that sick families have been relieved with slices of cheese.

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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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