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precept
used in Incidents in the Life of a Slave Girl

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a rule for behavior — especially a shared moral doctrine
  • My mistress had taught me the precepts of God's Word: "Thou shalt love thy neighbor as thyself."
    1 — Childhood (88% in)

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