She couldn't argue his virtues, but she still insisted that the situation was conducive to trouble.
You're the one who was spouting all the virtues of marriage.
Sometimes it was difficult to know which virtues they taught her were worthy and which were simply out-dated.
The first part treats of the vices that hinder the attainment of holiness, the second of the virtues of a Christian.
At that date the science of chemistry was very imperfectly known, and the real constituents of ordinary remedies so little understood that different virtues were attributed to different products containing the same constituents.