The necessity of moral rectitude was itself an incentive.
His clear, exhaustive and dignified style of treatment evidences the rectitude and nobility of the man.
He gained a great reputation both for rectitude and vigour.
This extinction is achieved in eight ways, namely rectitude of faith, resolve, speech, action, living, effort, thought, self-concentration.
His engrossing intellectual labours no doubt tended somewhat to harden his character; and in his zeal for rectitude of purpose he forgot the part which affection and sentiment must ever play in the human constitution.