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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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principle
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The Picture of Dorian Gray by Oscar Wilde - (13 chapter version)
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  • I like persons better than principles.
  • He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.
  • He was always late on principle, his principle being that punctuality is the thief of time.
  • The consequence is that he has nothing left for life but his prejudices, his principles, and his common sense.
  • She has not merely art, consummate art-instinct, in her, but she has personality also; and you have often told me that it is personalities, not principles, that move the age.
  • He sought to elaborate some new scheme of life that would have its reasoned philosophy and its ordered principles and find in the spiritualizing of the senses its highest realization.
  • I do it on principle.

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