morality


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the moral quality of a course of action

a rule or habit of conduct with regard to right and wrong or a body of such rules and habits

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Even Marmaduke forgot the morality of Leather-Stocking as it approached, and, in common with the rest, brought his musket to a poise.
We must have the mystery instantly," resumed the student; "or else, my advice is that we should hang the bailiff of the courts, by way of a morality and a comedy.
You think pleasure is only of the senses; the wretched slaves who manufactured your morality despised a satisfaction which they had small means of enjoying.
I know well how the prince and others would like me, instead of indulging in all these wicked words of my own, to sing, to the glory and triumph of morality, that well-known verse of Gilbert's:
Don't talk to me about morality and civic duty," he replied to a persistent interviewer.
Thus, in his development, Martin found himself face to face with economic morality, or the morality of class; and soon it became to him a grisly monster.
I have come, sir, to give you a lesson in morality to-night," he said; and up went his right hand.
veils her sacred fires, And, unaware, Morality expires,
John Barleycorn, by inhibiting morality, incited to crime.
When their morality is questioned, they grow only the more complacent and superior.
They will judge for themselves of the morality (Scotch or English) which first forces a deserted woman back on the villain who has betrayed her, and then virtuously leaves her to bear the consequences.
On the whole, it appears to me that the morality and religion of the inhabitants are highly creditable.
All serious reflection on my part as to the foundations and mechanism of society, on the duties of man, and vital questions of morality date from this period of my life.
The argument of the Republic is the search after Justice, the nature of which is first hinted at by Cephalus, the just and blameless old man-- then discussed on the basis of proverbial morality by Socrates and Polemarchus--then caricatured by Thrasymachus and partially explained by Socrates--reduced to an abstraction by Glaucon and Adeimantus, and having become invisible in the individual reappears at length in the ideal State which is constructed by Socrates.
In one point only they agreed, which was, in all their discourses on morality never to mention the word goodness.