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conscience
used in The Hound of the Baskervilles

3 uses
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Definition
feeling or appraisal of having personally behaved in a morally right or wrong manner
  • I left Sir Henry behind, therefore, not without some prickings of conscience, and drove off upon my new quest.
    Chapter 11 — The Man on the Tor (6% in)
  • But when I came to think the matter over my conscience reproached me bitterly for having on any pretext allowed him to go out of my sight.
    Chapter 9 — Second Report of Dr. Watson (15% in)
  • Still, I could see no better course than to observe him from the hill, and to clear my conscience by confessing to him afterwards what I had done.
    Chapter 9 — Second Report of Dr. Watson (20% in)

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