Usage examples for ethical

  1. But the interesting thing about it was that most of the people present believed it to be an ethical and even a religious address. – At Large by Arthur Christopher Benson
  2. There was hardly one aspect in which it could bear criticism; and in the kind of test that chiefly matters, the satisfaction of men's ethical requirements and aspirations, it was if anything weaker than elsewhere. – Five Stages of Greek Religion by Gilbert Murray
  3. So the solemn commandments of the ethical side of Divine Revelation, as well as the promises of it, get their 'yea' in Jesus Christ, and He stands the Law of our lives. – Expositions of Holy Scripture: Romans Corinthians (To II Corinthians, Chap. V) by Alexander Maclaren
  4. So ends the ethical portion of the Epistle. – The Expositor's Bible: Colossians and Philemon by Alexander Maclaren
  5. Both classes must meet upon a common ground, recognition of fundamental principles and effort to apply them- before the New Testament can become the practical ethical standard. – The Woman's Bible Part I. Comments on Genesis, Exodus, Leviticus, Numbers and Deuteronomy. Part II. Comments on the Old and New Testaments from Joshua to Revelation. by Elizabeth Cady Stanton
  6. We can, however, do nothing of permanent value for peace unless we keep ever clearly in mind the ethical element which lies at the root of the problem. – Complete State of the Union Addresses from 1790 to the Present by Various
  7. I have, therefore, put such of them as seemed least absurd into the mouth of Conrad, to whom, in fact, they owe their original publication, and have done so, as I hope, not without a just ethical purpose. – The Saint's Tragedy by Charles Kingsley
  8. It was perhaps not less personal, but was more ethical it professed at least to be animated not by private enmity but by public spirit. – The Roman Poets of the Republic by W. Y. Sellar
  9. But during this process of development a moral and ethical aspect of the dragon's character was also emerging. – The Evolution of the Dragon by G. Elliot Smith
  10. These propositions are fundamental; if a man or woman cannot accept them, then he is at heart an " anti," even if he has constructed for himself a quantity of reasons, religious, ethical economic, political or what not, why women should be allowed to vote. – G. K. Chesterton, A Critical Study by Julius West
  11. To throw that ethical bomb, required more courage than Balaklava." – At the Mercy of Tiberius by August Evans Wilson
  12. Not until now was there a possibility of developing from monogamy- in it, by the side of it or against it, as the case might be- the highest ethical progress we owe to it: the modern individual sexlove, unknown to all previous ages. – The Origin of the Family Private Property and the State by Frederick Engels
  13. As before, we must avoid any reference to ethical or universal ends, or to the work of 'justice' in the catastrophe. – Oxford Lectures on Poetry by Andrew Cecil Bradley
  14. The ethical ideal of the race is still in process of development. – Edward Caldwell Moore Outline of the History of Christian Thought Since Kant by Edward Moore
  15. Certainly it is not possible for one who has no knowledge of philosophy to understand the significance of the ethical systems which have appeared in the past. – An Introduction to Philosophy by George Stuart Fullerton
  16. Whether religious in the sense understood by Mrs. McNish, the meeting was not wanting in ethical interest or human passion. – To Him That Hath A Novel Of The West Of Today by Ralph Connor
  17. 72. " Mr. Pope's Ethical Epistles deserve to be mentioned with signal honour, as a model, next to perfect, of this kind of poetry." – The Grammar of English Grammars by Goold Brown
  18. You must not, of course, be at the mercy of your moods, but you must not be at the mercy of your ethical habits either. – Father Payne by Arthur Christopher Benson
  19. But above all ethical hatred of law- breaking rose the very present danger to Turner himself. – When 'Bear Cat' Went Dry by Charles Neville Buck
  20. Now I must come having, I hope, made this sufficiently clear, though after this fragmentary fashion to deal a little more with some of the ethical sides of this question. – Our Unitarian Gospel by Minot Savage