Definitions for vital principle
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vital principle, life principle(noun)
a hypothetical force to which the functions and qualities peculiar to living things are sometimes ascribed
Sample Sentences & Example Usage
The distinguishing part of our Constitution is its liberty. To preserve that liberty inviolate seems the particular duty and proper trust of a member of the House of Commons. But the liberty, the only liberty, I mean is a liberty connected with order: that not only exists along with order and virtue, but which cannot exist at all without them. It inheres in good and steady government, as in its substance and vital principle.
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