rectitude


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righteousness as a consequence of being honorable and honest

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This had always been a principle in the Dodson family; it was one form if that sense of honor and rectitude which was a proud tradition in such families,--a tradition which has been the salt of our provincial society.
It is all done out of sheer rectitude--out of a rectitude which is magnified to the point of the younger son believing that he has been RIGHTLY sold, and that it is simply idyllic for the victim to rejoice when he is made over into pledge.
We, therefore, the Representatives of the United States of America, in General Congress, Assembled, appealing to the Supreme Judge of the world for the rectitude of our intentions, do, in the Name, and by the Authority of the good People of these Colonies, solemnly publish and declare, That these United Colonies are, and of Right ought to be Free and Independent States; that they are Absolved from all Allegiance to the British Crown, and that all political connection between them and the State of Great Britain, is and ought to be totally dissolved; and that as Free and Independent States, they have full Power to levy War, conclude Peace, contract Alliances, establish Commerce, and to do all other Acts and Things which Independent States may of right do.
The flight of discipline and moral rectitude, especially amongst the youths who as future leaders are ordinarily expected to be the defenders of social values, underscores the sordid narrative.
In a statement signed by the Prison Public Relations Officer (PPRO), DCP Francis Enobore, the Service noted that the measure was part of concerted efforts to maintain discipline and ensure that mal-adjusted inmates in prison custody are only handled by those with the required rectitude to do so.
Uson's actions, which continuously damage the rectitude of my communication and public information agenda,' Clavite said.
QUETTA -- Saeed Ahmed Hashmi founder Balochistan Awami Party and nominated candidate for PB-29 on Thursday said that along with adequate manifestation of resources, rectitude and willingness were also vital for removing backwardness from Balochistan.
Her family members, among them our National Assembly Speaker Justin Muturi, emulated her rectitude and have continued to serve this nation with distinction,' the President said in his message of condolence.
SOMEWHERE on the undercard of mob rule, Burnley's rectitude was exemplary.
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.
One thing is certain: We will never find out what rectitude commands if we are driven solely by our "interests." Europe's impasse is largely due to a standoff between opposing desires, objectives, and concerns: German fears of Greco-Latin rule-bending will always trump French fears of German empire-building, and vice versa.
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.