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Usage examples for honest

  1. Oh, had she not been honest! – The Works of Aphra Behn, Vol. I (of 6) by Aphra Behn
  2. I tried to do my duty, sir, and I expect every honest man to do his. – Mr. Trunnell by T. Jenkins Hains
  3. " Oh, I didn't say you weren't honest. – The Iron Woman by Margaret Deland
  4. Really an' honest she is- an' she doesn't know it! – The Very Small Person by Annie Hamilton Donnell
  5. I come of an honest family. – A Letter of Credit by Susan Warner
  6. Then aloud: Susan Posey, you are a good, honest little girl as ever was. – The Complete PG Works of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. by Oliver Wendell Holmes, Sr. (The Physician and Poet not the Jurist)
  7. Why, Judson was so honest he bent over backwards. – The Secret Pact by Mildred A. Wirt
  8. They made him feel their honest wish to consider him one of themselves, making a point of saying to him, as they dropped out one by one, that they hoped to see him often. – The Main Chance by Meredith Nicholson
  9. I'm trying to be honest as a woman can. – The Covered Wagon by Emerson Hough
  10. Yes, I feel that your eyes can't really be as honest as they look. – Indian Summer by William D. Howells
  11. He is a very honest man, your excellency. – Virgin Soil by Ivan S. Turgenev
  12. And my poor Hulot, such an honest fellow! – Cousin Betty by Honore de Balzac
  13. We shall soon know, he said, whether this young lady is honest or not. – The Master Mummer by E. Phillips Oppenheim
  14. Now, be honest with me! – The Whirlpool by George Gissing
  15. Come, shall we two be honest with each other? – Early Plays Catiline, The Warrior's Barrow, Olaf Liljekrans by Henrik Ibsen
  16. " I am glad to see that you are an honest man, Brown," he said quietly. – First Person Paramount by Ambrose Pratt
  17. I will be honest too! – Dr. Adriaan by Louis Couperus
  18. It's something any woman might be proud of, the love of an honest, dear, good fellow. – Arms and the Woman by Harold MacGrath
  19. I only speak because I am sure Captain Glen is too good and honest a gentleman to behave as you have said. – A Double Knot by George Manville Fenn
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