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conscience
used in A Tale of Two Cities

3 uses
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Definition
feeling or appraisal of having personally behaved in a morally right or wrong manner
  • Perhaps, to observe whether he had any spectre on his conscience.
    2.8 — Monseigneur in the Country (50% in)
  • The Dover mail was in its usual genial position that the guard suspected the passengers, the passengers suspected one another and the guard, they all suspected everybody else, and the coachman was sure of nothing but the horses; as to which cattle he could with a clear conscience have taken his oath on the two Testaments that they were not fit for the journey.
    1.2 — The Mail (30% in)
  • He knew very well, that in his horror of the deed which had culminated the bad deeds and bad reputation of the old family house, in his resentful suspicions of his uncle, and in the aversion with which his conscience regarded the crumbling fabric that he was supposed to uphold, he had acted imperfectly.
    2.24 — Drawn to the Loadstone Rock (69% in)

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