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  • Truisms are true, hold on to that!†   (source)
  • That it was intrinsically valuable was a truism I had never questioned.†   (source)
  • But when he challenged the truism I was speechless.†   (source)
  • Though, indeed, the vendor of a certain nostrum has vulgarized the truism to the very point of contempt.†   (source)
  • "Danged if ye bain't altered now, malter," said a voice with the vigour natural to the enunciation of a remarkably evident truism.†   (source)
  • But when we have vaguely said that Education will set this tangle straight, what have we uttered but a truism?†   (source)
  • "True, drink is a pleasant delight," said Jan, as one who repeated a truism so familiar to his brain that he hardly noticed its passage over his tongue; and, lifting the cup, Coggan tilted his head gradually backwards, with closed eyes, that his expectant soul might not be diverted for one instant from its bliss by irrelevant surroundings.†   (source)
  • —Take a bit of doing, boss, retaliated that rough diamond palpably a bit peeved in response to the foregoing truism.†   (source)
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