Sentence Examples


  • This conception is expressed in George Eliot's lines: ", O, may I join the choir invisible Of those immortal dead who live again In minds made better by their presence: live In pulses stirred to generosity, In deeds of daring rectitude, in scorn For miserable aims that end with self, In thoughts sublime that pierce the night like stars, And with their mild persistence urge man's search To vaster issues."
  • Our legislators have not yet learned the comparative value of free-trade and of freedom, of union, and of rectitude, to a nation.
  • What has she given you? he continued hurriedly, evidently no longer trying to show the advantages of peace and discuss its possibility, but only to prove his own rectitude and power and Alexander's errors and duplicity.
  • On the contrary, I can supply you with everything even if you want to give dinner parties, warmly replied Chichagov, who tried by every word he spoke to prove his own rectitude and therefore imagined Kutuzov to be animated by the same desire.
  • The narrator learns that his intended bride has married another, and he mediates that the path of rectitude is very narrow.

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