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  • It is a generally accepted axiom that a public man cannot afford to be modest in these go-ahead days of "boom."

    The Doctor of Pimlico | William Le Queux
  • This truth is as old as Homer, and its proofs are as capable of demonstration as a mathematical axiom.

  • By this, OLeary understood that he was definitely adopted by virtue of the axiom of what was his was theirs.

    The Woman Gives | Owen Johnson
  • That was an axiom on which was founded a vigorous war against all capillary adornments.

    The British Expedition to the Crimea | William Howard Russell
  • He starts with the axiom that the whole amount of attention a reader can give at any moment is limited and fixed.

    English: Composition and Literature | W. F. (William Franklin) Webster

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