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precept
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The Brothers Karamazov
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  • If I do as I intend, I shall be following his great precept.
  • He heard nothing but revolting talk and vicious precepts uttered daily over the brandy, and at last he saw his father seducing his mistress from him with his own money.
  • ’What measure ye mete it shall be measured unto you again’—it’s not I who say that, it’s the Gospel precept, measure to others according as they measure to you.

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  • He believed all the Christian precepts.
  • It is difficult to get along because we have different precepts.

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