truth-telling


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John Barleycorn was on a truth-telling rampage, giving away the choicest secrets on himself.
When the truth-telling accents of the elderly gentleman were hushed, I drew a long breath and looked round the room, striving, with the best energy of my imagination, to throw a tinge of romance and historic grandeur over the realities of the scene.
If he'll only turn out a brave, helpful, truth-telling Englishman, and a gentleman, and a Christian, that's all I want," thought the Squire; and upon this view of the case he framed his last words of advice to Tom, which were well enough suited to his purpose.
For honesty, truth-telling fairness, was Mary's reigning virtue: she neither tried to create illusions, nor indulged in them for her own behoof, and when she was in a good mood she had humor enough in her to laugh at herself.
I heard thy talk in the Wonder House of all those new strange places in the Hills, and if one so old and so little - so used to truth-telling - may go out for the small matter of a river, it seemed to me that I too must go a-travelling.
Today, one of the most prominent voices for truth-telling and journalistic integrity -- the news portal Rappler -- has been stripped of its SEC registration, effectively revoking their license to operate in the country.
We need to regain our trust in government so we can work together for the good of all, but this can only happen when the rule of law, truth-telling and accountability have become once again the norm in governance,' Baylon said.
As Mother Jones celebrates more than 40 years of hard-hitting reporting and truth-telling, you can help make sure it's here for years to come.
The former commissioner still insists he was a victim of truth-telling.
It requires the whispering of lies in order to bear truth-telling fruit.
Because, no matter whether FG paid back the dough or not, that little matter of truth-telling about the $$$ in the first place will not be going away.
Why wasn't this attention given to a properly conducted, truth-telling campaign encouraging us to volunteer to become donors, before taking the course of legislative arm-twisting?