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.
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.
This extinction is achieved in eight ways, namely rectitude of faith, resolve, speech, action, living, effort, thought, self-concentration.