Thesaurus / precept
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He was an autodidact intellectual who came to adhere to the precepts of Marxism as Vladimir Lenin interpreted them.
DID STALIN’S RISE TO POWER FORETELL THE BUTCHERY THAT CAME NEXT?ROBERT SERVICEOCTOBER 30, 2020WASHINGTON POST
And explicitly, in the same connection are the various observances included in it presented in precept.
The Ten Commandments are of perpetual obligation on all; and so is every moral precept included in them.
A leader of men rather than a tactician or strategist, he played on the enthusiasm of his soldiers by example rather than precept.
NAPOLEON'S MARSHALSR. P. DUNN-PATTISON
Both the positive precept and the statutes of the decalogue unfolded what was designed as a covenant claim.
If he sometimes come across a precept which is perfectly clear and irrefutable, Donald does not scruple to ignore it.
FRIEND MAC DONALDMAX O'RELL
A clergyman of his acquaintance, continues the writer, had already carried this bit of precept into use.
A CURSORY HISTORY OF SWEARINGJULIAN SHARMAN
The Abate Ziak, both by precept and example, taught me to support my sufferings with calmness and resignation.
MY TEN YEARS' IMPRISONMENTSILVIO PELLICO
He taught both by precept and example, that towards masters neither honour was to be recognised, nor respect to be considered due.
ERIC, OR LITTLE BY LITTLEFREDERIC W. FARRAR
Let us, therefore, examine how far this precept admits of being reduced to practice.
LETTERS TO EUGENIAPAUL HENRI THIRY HOLBACH
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