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tenet
used in Middlemarch

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an important belief that is part of a larger framework of beliefs
  • On this ground it was (professionally speaking) fortunate for Dr. Minchin that his religious sympathies were of a general kind, and such as gave a distant medical sanction to all serious sentiment, whether of Church or Dissent, rather than any adhesion to particular tenets.
    Book 2 — Old and Young (57% in)

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