Example is always more efficacious than precept. Samuel Johnson, The History of Rasselas, Prince of Abissinia (1759), Chapter 29. By: Redactor J. H. Levy Thomas Jefferson and Peyton Randolph Leave a Reply Cancel reply Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *Comment Name * Email * Website − = Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email.