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axiom
used in Oliver Twist

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something assumed to be self-evident
  • Although Oliver had been brought up by philosophers, he was not theoretically acquainted with the beautiful axiom that self-preservation is the first law of nature.
    Chapter 10 — Oliver Becomes Better Acquainted with the Characters of His.... (59% in)

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