EXAMPLES FROM THE WEB FOR RULE

But the Lacedæmonians make it a rule never to speak of danger from their slaves.

"There was one rule in poker your pa had," said Uncle Peter.

The effort to make them "disgorge" is as continual as it is noisy, and, as a rule, futile.

In a republic the first rule for the guidance of the citizen is obedience to law.

But I told him, I would judge him by his own rule—by his actions, not by his professions.

It decrees that we, the people, elect leaders not to rule but to serve.

This hope—this supreme aspiration—must rule the way we live.

But as we are such near neighbors I felt that I must break my rule.

But he was told, that he must not expect to rule in every thing.

Also, as a rule, he was weak enough to accept a gift when the stranger parted.

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