Thesaurus / scruples

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He turned to glance at his watch, and to kill the last five minutes of the prescribed time he thought of Evelyn's scruples.

Evelyn InnesGeorge Moore

But now hear what I have ascertained—I, who do not boast either of my scruples of conscience or of my perspicacity.

Wood RangersMayne Reid

Meanwhile the Professor was filled with scruples and remorse for the unfortunate step he had taken.

The PatriotAntonio Fogazzaro

She was quite untroubled by what the world calls morality—and she had no scruples.

For he judged them to be phantoms (alcoholic in their origin), his scruples of last night.

The Divine FireMay Sinclair

He had some scruples against it then, but I talked him down.

Cap'n Warren's WardsJoseph C. Lincoln

Where justice turns upon the hinge of the oath, there is no redress for him who has scruples as to taking it.

Take three scruples each of mugwort, myrrh, gentian and pill.

I felt as I were a rich man; all scruples of conscience were, for the time, driven away.

Poor JackFrederick Marryat

And it is impossible for M. Olivier to feel any scruples under these circumstances, do you not think so, monsieur?

PrideEugne Sue

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