Mrs. Archer, who was fond of coining her social philosophy into axioms, had once said: "We all have our pet common people—" and though the phrase was a daring one, its truth was secretly admitted in many an exclusive bosom.
There are no more uses of "axiom" in the book.
Show samples from other sources
We prove with axioms. We do not prove axioms, so we have to agree on a place to start.
It is an axiom of governance that power, once acquired, is seldom freely relinquished.