And it was a notable observation of a wise father, and no less ingenuously confessed; that those which held and persuaded pressure of consciences
, were commonly interested therein., themselves, for their own ends.
But next morning--for his conscience
was one of those persistent consciences--he began to have doubts again.
The King then, believing that she was really sorry, wished to marry her to Conscience
. But Conscience
would not have her, for he knew that she was wicked.
Besides, the money, I think, is enough of all conscience
; and as for that, my master can never know anything of the matter." "Here, then," cries Sophia, "take every farthing I am worth, find him out immediately, and give it him.
would never permit me to eat so tough a morsel as the Real Horse."
A dance, for which her partner came to seek her, put an end to her discourse with her future directeur de conscience
, but the next evening Monsieur de Jobert came to see Helene when she was alone, and after that often came again.
An election is a very serious thing; at least it ought to be, and every man ought to vote according to his conscience
, and let his neighbor do the same."
, therefore, usually considered the surest witness to a man's integrity,--his conscience
, unless it might be for the little space of five minutes in the twenty-four hours, or, now and then, some black day in the whole year's circle,--his conscience
bore an accordant testimony with the world's laudatory voice.
After some hesitation, she decided on leaving it to her conscience
to answer that question.
But I am not the keeper of his conscience
. Come, Anne, if this affair did not concern Leslie--if it were a purely abstract case, you would agree with me,--you know you would."
The pious atmosphere of the vicarage and the religious tone of the school had made Philip's conscience
very sensitive; he absorbed insensibly the feeling about him that the Tempter was ever on the watch to gain his immortal soul; and though he was not more truthful than most boys he never told a lie without suffering from remorse.
He is a great talent, a clear conscience
, a beautiful art.
Older is the pleasure in the herd than the pleasure in the ego: and as long as the good conscience
is for the herd, the bad conscience
only saith: ego.
Tom's fearful secret and gnawing conscience
dis- turbed his sleep for as much as a week after this; and at breakfast one morning Sid said:
"Is your Conscience
still in good order?" asked Dorothy, anxiously.