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And I wonder that a girl brought up as you have been, by moral force, should be capable of repeating such a falsehood.
Your morals are exact enough for me," returned the old man, "for I think I see in them the very pride of folly.
And the moral of that is--"Birds of a feather flock together.
If deeds and prayers and hopes and earnest thinking leave anywhere any moral effect, Mercy Farm and all around it have almost the right to be considered holy ground.
Ordinarily our parties are parties of circumstance, and not of principle; as the planting interest in conflict with the commercial; the party of capitalists and that of operatives; parties which are identical in their moral character, and which can easily change ground with each other in the support of many of their measures.
He had learnt his craft at the school of Alexander Pope, and he wrote moral stories in rhymed couplets.
I infer, then," said Rosser, gravely, "that a lady lacking the moral advantage of a nose would find the struggle to become Mrs.
The bodily exercises, in that case, will be uppermost in the youth's thoughts, will have the strongest hold on his interest, will take the lion's share of his time, and will, by those means--barring the few purely exceptional instances--slowly and surely end in leaving him, to all good moral and mental purpose, certainly an uncultivated, and, possibly, a dangerous man.
Within the Church were many sincere and able men unselfishly devoting their lives to the service of their fellows; but the moral tone of the organization as a whole had suffered from its worldly prosperity and power.
There is such a thing as moral courage, and moral courage is never without effect.
Yes, this is VANITY FAIR; not a moral place certainly; nor a merry one, though very noisy.
The moral was, as I thought: First, that the chief juggler had heard Mr.