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That was true most dramatically for New York City in the 1970s, though other cities such as Detroit and Chicago were hardly models of fiscal rectitude.
Over a range, therefore, of infinite extent, the principles of eternal rectitude are maintained.
He supposed that all men are born equally good, but that the temptations of the world at length destroy the original rectitude.
In the first place, the present state of society testifies to a neglect somewhere of inculcating habits of rectitude.
Both the purity of his nature and the rectitude of his judgment would have kept him straight.'
Woman's virtue is founded upon a modest countenance, precise behavior, rectitude, and a deficiency of suitors.
The people of Sevenoaks had long before heard of the fall of Sam Yates from his early rectitude.
SEVENOAKSJ. G. HOLLAND
Camilla now felt more permanently revived, because better satisfied with the rectitude of her conduct.
CAMILLAFANNY BURNEY
Val fell a sudden prey to the old loneliness in the midst of so much family rectitude.
THE OPEN QUESTIONELIZABETH ROBINS
A man whom he liked and respected was about to fire the first shot on behalf of unctuous rectitude and the conventions.

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