Slowly and solemnly he was borne into Briony Lodge and laid out in the principal room, while I still observed the proceedings from my post by the window.
We are at present, Doctor—as no doubt you have divined—in the cellar of the City branch of one of the principal London banks.
Those are the principal points about which I wished to be absolutely clear.
THE MAN WITH THE TWISTED LIP Isa Whitney, brother of the late Elias Whitney, D.D., Principal of the Theological College of St. George’s, was much addicted to opium.
A camp-bed, a small wooden shelf full of books, mostly of a technical character, an armchair beside the bed, a plain wooden chair against the wall, a round table, and a large iron safe were the principal things which met the eye.
Its power was used for political purposes, principally for the terrorising of the negro voters and the murdering and driving from the country of those who were opposed to its views.
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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.