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honest

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imperishable

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having or marked by uprightness in principle and action

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incapable of being morally corrupted

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For example, as belief in the Devil might help us disavow such sexual instincts and have them come from some place else; or like belief in an external Heaven and Hell could help motivate us in this inner sex-negating task--or like belief in a clock-work, incorruptibly end-directed universe, guided by and heading towards a Sovereign good, might help us believe that we can and should be a little more clock-work and incorruptibly end-directed ourselves.
What James found to admire above all was Ibsen's "talent for producing an intensity of interest by means incorruptibly quiet." (21) This drama pointed the way to a revitalized realism, stripped of merely "life-like" detail, pared down to its very essence and touched by the symbolic: no wholehearted embrace of fin-de-siecle Symbolism, with that movement's love of the fantastic and excess, but an expression of "soul" voiced through the apparently mundane.
Ruskin insists, for example, that this angel must be "incorruptibly good, instinctively, infallibly wise--wise, not for self-renunciation: wise, not that she may set herself above her husband, but that she may never fail from his side: wise [with] ...
my son Konstantin who has made something of himself we laugh as we run along and indeed all that is cause for laughter and rejoicing for now it will inevitably vanish as soon as time closes over us it is so bright, Robert, so mild i never asked questions all i did was run away i should have filled the vacuum over the camp with the energy and desperation of my seeking like you and more than that namely: with charts pictures results of a comprehensive and incorruptibly precise inquiry: and would then have known precisely and perhaps more precisely than you: what dr.
Nothing can threaten us, nothing can force us to modify or curtail our purposes, because what we are is incorruptibly good and what we do therefore necessarily good.
She's wry about emotional methodology: "Hugs were always encouraged at the hospice - a way of sharing warmth or filling an empty space....there are three recommended forms: the side-to-side, the A-frame, and the full body front-to-front - this last one only if you've been very close." Death inevitably becomes routinized, yet remains the most incorruptibly mysterious moment of life.
Yet still above this vale of endless dying Man's spirit, struggling incorruptibly, Painfully raises beacons, death defying, And wins, by longing, immortality.