Sentence Examples

  • A murmur of approbation and satisfaction ran through the crowd.
  • Young and Hartley expressed their approbation not less warmly.
  • Leo feigned for a while to be on their side, but on the 2nd of February 815, in the sanctuary of St Sophia, publicly refused to prostrate himself before the images, with the approbation of the army and of many bishops who were iconoclasts at heart.
  • It remains to consider how, from the doctrine that affection is the proper object of approbation, we are to deduce moral rules or " natural laws " prescribing or prohibiting outward acts.
  • He will not admit that there is any evidence of true virtue in the approbation of virtue and hatred of vice, in the workings of conscience or in the exercises of the natural affections; he thinks that these may all spring from self-love and the association of ideas, from " instinct " or from a " moral sense of a secondary kind " entirely different from " a sense or relish of the essential beauty of true virtue."

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