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principle
used in All's Well That Ends Well

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Definition
a basic rule or belief
The exact meaning of principle can depend upon its context. For example:
  • "our guiding principles" — basic moral beliefs that guide decisions and behavior
  • "electromagnetic principles" — rules describing how the world works
  • "She lacks principles." — lacks moral guidelines
  • "We agree in principle." — about important basic beliefs
  • Farewell, young lord; these war-like principles Do not throw from you:—and you, my lord, farewell;— Share the advice betwixt you; if both gain all, The gift doth stretch itself as 'tis received, And is enough for both.
    2.1 — Act 2 Scene 1 — Paris. A room in the King's palace (2% in)

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