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The Abbe Goussault, a counsellor at High Court, writes [at the end of the 17th century]: "Familiarizing oneself with one's childre ...
There are very many characteristics which go into making a model civil servant. Prominent among them are probity, industry, good s ...
Take from a man his reputation for probity, and the more shrewd and clever he is, the more hated and mistrusted he becomes.
The German intellect wants the French sprightliness, the fine practical understanding of the English, and the American adventure; ...
O birds, your perfect virtues bring,
Your song, your forms, your rhythmic flight,
...
Good churches are not built by bad men; at least, there must be probity and enthusiasm somewhere in the society. These minsters we ...
Tell a scoundrel, three or four times a day, that he is the pink of probity, and you make him at least the perfection of "respecta ...
Will mankind never learn that policy is not morality,--that it never secures any moral right, but considers merely what is expedie ...
Mine honor is my life, both grow in one,
Take honor from me, and my life is done.
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