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Eternal Fitness of Things

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The congruity between an action and the agent.

“Can any man have a higher notion of the rule of right, and the eternal fitness of things?”—Fielding: Tom Jones, book iv. chap. iv.

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Entry taken from Dictionary of Phrase and Fable, edited by the Rev. E. Cobham Brewer, LL.D. and revised in 1895.

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