His literary and scientific reputation speedily brought him honourable recognition.
In character Turgot was simple, honourable and upright, with a passion for justice and truth.
Shortly before his acquittal he had been able to satisfy the dream of his childhood, by buying back the ancestral manor of Daylesford, where the remainder of his life was passed in honourable retirement.
Those who were reconciled were deprived of all honourable employment, and were forbidden to use gold, silver, jewelry, silk or fine wool.
He was a man of strong mind, honourable spirit and affectionate disposition, energetic both in speech and in writing.