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rectitude
used in Tom Jones

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Definition
moral integrity
  • As to other occasions, he used to apply the philosophy of Square, which taught, that the end was immaterial, so that the means were fair and consistent with moral rectitude.
    Book 7 (30% in)
  • Young as he is, that lad's notions of moral rectitude I defy you ever to eradicate."
    Book 4 (20% in)

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