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Middle Path

noun, Buddhism.
the conduct of life by a religious person in such a way as to avoid the extremes of luxury and asceticism. Unabridged
Based on the Random House Dictionary, © Random House, Inc. 2018.
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  • Theirs is no Middle Path, for they must be either at one extreme or the other.

  • John had pursued the Middle Path, which is the most difficult.

    The Marriage of Elinor Margaret Oliphant
  • "Not clever of you, ladies, to find no Middle Path," he considered.

    Under the Law Edwina Stanton Babcock
  • There are singers, too, who pursue the Middle Path with consummate art.

    How to Sing Lilli Lehmann
  • They sought for some Middle Path, which did not readily present itself.

  • "I am afraid I don't know any Middle Path, not being a politician," he objected.

    The Grafters Francis Lynde
  • On the Middle Path they passed a trap, a narrow horseshoe hedge of small fir-boughs, baited with the guts of a rabbit.

    Sons and Lovers David Herbert Lawrence

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