Sentence Examples


  • His convictions gained weight from the simplicity, uprightness and diligence of his character; but they need a more effective justification than he was able to give them.
  • His career was distinguished by uprightness, by piety, by a devotion to duty, by courage and consistency.
  • His great learning was equalled by the modest simplicity of his life and the uprightness of his conduct.
  • He had an intense admiration for the great generals of Napoleon, and his uncompromising spirit, bold uprightness and independent views marked him as a man to be suspected.
  • His ability and uprightness were known, and he at once entered on such a successful career in the profession to which he had been brought up that at the age of twenty-five, we are told, he was already rich.