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Does Mr Carnegie vouch for the probity of all his colleagues?
AMERICAN SKETCHESCHARLES WHIBLEY
Yet Cond himself, shortly before the flight from Noyers, expressed himself in strikingly confident terms as to Tavannes's probity.
HISTORY OF THE RISE OF THE HUGUENOTSHENRY BAIRD
The rigid and scrupulous honor, the spotless decorum, the unshaken probity, were all devices to win public confidence and esteem.
THE KNIGHT OF GWYNNE, VOL. II (OF II)CHARLES JAMES LEVER
Her brother succeeded to the trade; a man of probity and honour, but somewhat hard and unamiable.
NIGHT AND MORNING, COMPLETEEDWARD BULWER-LYTTON
I thanked him, acknowledged his probity, and offered him part of my goods as a present, which he generously refused.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTSUNKNOWN
I bought goods proper for the commerce I intended, and put to sea a second time with merchants of known probity.
THE ARABIAN NIGHTSUNKNOWN
His expenses were profuse, but whether he indulged in them at the expense of his probity I could never ascertain.
THE CHRONICLES OF CRIME OR THE NEW NEWGATE CALENDAR. V. 1/2CAMDEN PELHAM
To his character for probity, sincerity, and private worth, even the enemies to his public principles bear testimony.
THE MIRROR OF LITERATURE, AMUSEMENT, AND INSTRUCTION, VOL. 12, ISSUE 322, JULY 12, 1828VARIOUS
They were made to be intimate friends: in both the most profound erudition was joined with the most perfect probity.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
His countenance speaks probity, and his discourse discovers the deepest learning and the most sincere piety.
THE LIFE OF THE TRULY EMINENT AND LEARNED HUGO GROTIUSJEAN LVESQUE DE BURIGNY
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROBITY

  • character
  • chastity
  • courage
  • decency
  • fairness
  • goodness
  • honestness
  • honesty
  • incorruption
  • incorruptness
  • innocence
  • modesty
  • morality
  • morals
  • principles
  • probity
  • purity
  • rectitude
  • righteousness
  • trustworthiness
  • truthfulness
  • uprightness
  • virtue
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