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conscience
used in Babbitt

4 uses
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Definition
feeling or appraisal of having personally behaved in a morally right or wrong manner
  • Presently he could be drunk at dawn, yet not feel particularly wretched in his conscience—or in his stomach—when he awoke at eight.
    Chapter 29 (65% in)
  • His conscience protested, "Why, you're smoking with them!" but he bullied it, "Oh, shut up!
    Chapter 4 (21% in)
  • He dodged his conscience by being jerky and noisy, and by shouting at the clerk, "Guess this will prett' near pay for itself in matches, eh?"
    Chapter 5 (17% in)
  • Then he goes happily to bed, his conscience clear, having contributed his mite to the prosperity of the city and to his own bank-account.
    Chapter 14 (44% in)

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