Usage examples for candor

  1. Fervent zeal is all which I can be sure of carrying into their service; and where I fail through a want of those powers which nature and circumstances deny me, I shall rely on their indulgence, and much also on that candor with which your Goodness will present my proceedings to their eye. – Memoir, Correspondence, And Miscellanies, From The Papers Of Thomas Jefferson by Thomas Jefferson
  2. You can't find spiritual candor anywhere with a telescope, except in the criminal classes. – Captivating Mary Carstairs by Henry Sydnor Harrison
  3. I have said so much, however, that in common candor I must say one thing more. – Dead Men Tell No Tales by E. W. Hornung
  4. The inexpressible tenderness of her voice, trembling a little all the while she spoke, the pale beauty of her face, the artless candor in her sad, quiet eyes, so affected me that I could not trust myself to answer her at first except by gesture. – The Queen of Hearts by Wilkie Collins Last Updated: January 3, 2009
  5. Agatha's weaker nature found a support in the calm strength of will which was evident in many things Melissa said; and when the Christian opened her tender and pitying heart to Melissa with touching candor, it was like a view into a new but most inviting world. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  6. She was dumfounded at his candor, and half regretted it. – The Henchman by Mark Lee Luther
  7. Uriel retorted angrily with that native candor of his which made it impossible for him long to play a part. – Dreamers of the Ghetto by I. Zangwill
  8. The history bears the internal marks of authenticity and credibility, being distinguished by simplicity and candor. – Companion to the Bible by E. P. Barrows
  9. She could not help seeing that this candor often gave offense; but that was not her business when her opinion was sought on a moral question. – Harriet Martineau by Florence Fenwick Miller
  10. Verily, even toward the righteous among men, candor is a perilous duty. – Paul Faber, Surgeon by George MacDonald
  11. He looked into her face, and its entire candor made him suddenly and sharply angry at Sarah Maitland. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  12. The Queen smiled; she gazed some time in silence upon the pure and open features of the beautiful Marie, and her look, full of candor, which was languidly raised toward her. – Cinq Mars, Complete by Alfred de Vigny Last Updated: March 3, 2009
  13. I leave it to your own good sense and candor to decide. – The Anti-Slavery Examiner, Omnibus by American Anti-Slavery Society
  14. As you again mention Cap Manly, I will speak of him to you with Candor. – The Original Writings of Samuel Adams, Volume 4 by Samuel Adams