was perfect; it was a law of nature with him, rather than a choice or a principle; nor can it be otherwise than the main condition of an intellect so remarkably clear and accurate as his to be honest and regular in the administration of affairs.
Thus we see that the Constitution provides that our negotiations for treaties shall have every advantage which can be derived from talents, information, integrity
, and deliberate investigations, on the one hand, and from secrecy and despatch on the other.
For why should you praise, for example, the integrity
of a Square who faithfully defends the interests of his client, when you ought in reality rather to admire the exact precision of his right angles?
Every one admits how praiseworthy it is in a prince to keep faith, and to live with integrity
and not with craft.
For instance, the upright man takes his character from the possession of the quality of integrity
, but the name given him is not derived from the word 'integrity
She tried to recollect some instance of goodness, some distinguished trait of integrity
or benevolence, that might rescue him from the attacks of Mr.
You must not think that there is no integrity
and honor except among those who stood up for the freedom of America.
When Charlotte Henley dies, although she may not have fulfilled one of the principal objects of her being, by becoming a mother, her example will survive her; and those who study her character and integrity
of feeling, will find enough to teach them what properties are the most valuable in forming that sacred character--while her own sex can learn that, though in the case of Miss Henley, Providence has denied the full exercise of her excellences, it has at the same time rendered her a striking instance of female dignity, by exhibiting to the world the difference between affection and caprice, and by shewing how much imagination is inferior to Heart.
The veteran soon caused this set of patriotic disinterestedness to be followed by another of private munificence, that, however little it accorded with prudence, was in perfect conformity with the simple integrity
of his own views.
Norris was too busy in contriving and directing the general little matters of the company, superintending their various dresses with economical expedient, for which nobody thanked her, and saving, with delighted integrity
, half a crown here and there to the absent Sir Thomas, to have leisure for watching the behaviour, or guarding the happiness of his daughters.
He began his career, of course, on the narrowest scale; but he brought to the task a persevering industry, rigid economy, and strict integrity
She was of strict integrity
herself, with a delicate sense of honour; but she was as desirous of saving Sir Walter's feelings, as solicitous for the credit of the family, as aristocratic in her ideas of what was due to them, as anybody of sense and honesty could well be.