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canon

(1) Dogma, see there.
(2) Paradigm, see there.
(3) Working rule, see there.
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It is a most extraordinary thing,' interposed the gentle Minor Canon, laying down his knife and fork to rub his ear in a vexed manner, 'that these Philanthropists are always denouncing somebody.
And it is another most extraordinary thing,' remarked the Minor Canon in the same tone as before, 'that these philanthropists are so given to seizing their fellow-creatures by the scruff of the neck, and (as one may say) bumping them into the paths of peace.
These were all the antecedents known in Minor Canon Corner of the coming pupils.
Neville and Miss Helena; and stock for soup became fragrant in the air of Minor Canon Corner.
Then we came down to the dining-room, the canon and I.
The man's odd indifference was explained to me by a mild altercation which at once arose with the canon.
The canon racked his brains to discover a reason for his niece's tears.
Yes, it included the clay-pit and all the knolls, and its boundary that ran along the big canon was over a mile long.
Daylight could not persuade himself to keep to the travelled roads that day, and another cut across country to Glen Ellen brought him upon a canon that so blocked his way that he was glad to follow a friendly cow-path.
Back at the farm-house, Daylight mounted and rode on away from the ranch and into the wilder canons and steeper steeps beyond.
He saw open pasture country, intersected with wooded canons, descending to the south and west from his feet, crease on crease and roll on roll, from lower level to lower level, to the floor of Petaluma Valley, flat as a billiard-table, a cardboard affair, all patches and squares of geometrical regularity where the fat freeholds were farmed.
He had scarcely entered the confines of the canon when the first of the white-robed figures emerged into the valley upon the opposite side.