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Hoyt & Roberts, comps.  Hoyt’s New Cyclopedia of Practical Quotations.  1922.
 
Principle
 
A precedent embalms a principle.
        Benj. Disraeli—Speech on the Expenditures of the Country. Feb. 22, 1848.
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I don’t believe in princerple,
But, oh, I du in interest.
        Lowell—The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. VI. St. 9.
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Ez to my princerples, I glory
In hevin’ nothin’ o’ the sort.
        Lowell—The Biglow Papers. First Series. No. VII. St. 10.
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