rectitude


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righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

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She was not theologically instructed enough to discern very clearly the relation between the sacred documents of the past which she opened without method, and her own obscure, simple life; but the spirit of rectitude, and the sense of responsibility for the effect of her conduct on others, which were strong elements in Nancy's character, had made it a habit with her to scrutinize her past feelings and actions with self-questioning solicitude.
He then rose from his knee, folded his arm on his bosom, and in a manner rather respectful than submissive, awaited the answer of the King, like one who is conscious he may have given offence, yet is confident in the rectitude of his motive.
We were glad to hear you speak in that manner; for it is pleasing to think that such a sentiment of delicacy and rectitude, and which did not exist, it seems, in our minds, lives in our children; and it is delightful too, to see a young man, at an age when men from habit become the destroyers of the honor of women, respect and defend it.
SOMEWHERE on the undercard of mob rule, Burnley's rectitude was exemplary.
Le Groupe Abdennadher se declare enfin pret a fournir tous les documents et les preuves attestant la rigueur et la rectitude des transactions, affirmant qu'il defendra sa reputation par tous les moyens que le lui permet la loi.
The promotion was the clearest hint that the UN -- known for strict vetting for highest standards of efficiency and integrity -- has no suspicions about Akombe's rectitude.
At the heart of this Franco-German war is the clash between two Rs: the German commitment to rectitude versus the French penchant for redistribution.
purchase of 1693 class x bars, rectitude b, unit length of 18 meters and mass 52.
We think that Jeremy Corbyn is actually displaying an awe-inspiring rectitude and think he is actually very noble.
Corbyn is displaying an awe-inspiring rectitude and is very noble.
We think that JC is actually displaying an awe-inspiring rectitude, we think that JC is actually very noble.
Scriptural quotation and a reasoned understanding of practical ethical problems complement one another in this welcome discourse of reclaiming moral and spiritual rectitude as a society.
When the right-wing Eurosceptic ideologue, John Redwood, was Secretary of State for Wales, he opted to return tens of millions of the Welsh Block grant to the UK Treasury in the pursuit of financial rectitude rather than allocate the available resources to economic, social or environment projects in Wales.
Caitlin Mary Prudence Rectitude Singleberry is seventeen, a good Christian girl who sings with her family group and stays out of trouble.