Usage examples for honesty

  1. Here's Honesty in Trade; We English always drink before we deal. – The Conspiracy of Pontiac and the Indian War after the Conquest of Canada by Francis Parkman
  2. They'll loaf before your face and work behind your back with good- natured honesty. – The Souls of Black Folk by W. E. B. Du Bois
  3. On the contrary, said Stranleigh, with evident honesty, I'm very much interested. – Lord Stranleigh Abroad by Robert Barr
  4. Lo, I have placed him among you to see if in truth there is goodness and honesty in the heart of a white man. – The Argus Pheasant by John Charles Beecham
  5. But I think it is only fair to warn you that, though you cannot hurt me, nothing but honesty can take you out of my power. – Donal Grant by George MacDonald
  6. Depend on it, Jack, my boy, said Peter to me, when talking on the subject, there's only one thing can bind men truly together, and that is honesty of purpose. – Old Jack by W.H.G. Kingston
  7. He dealt in hundreds of millions as easily as most of us deal in dollars, and his rugged honesty has never been brought into question. – Quiet Talks on the Crowned Christ of Revelation by S. D. Gordon
  8. Such folly, or such honesty, was absolutely incredible to them. – The Yellow God An Idol of Africa by H. Rider Haggard
  9. " Honest as the world regards honesty. – All's for the Best by T. S. Arthur
  10. " All the security he had for his money," added Sylvane, " was our honesty." – Roosevelt in the Bad Lands by Hermann Hagedorn
  11. Is there such a thing as honesty? – The Branding Iron by Katharine Newlin Burt
  12. And that, stammered Daniel, that is the man- Whom they charge me with having turned aside from the paths of honesty; yes, sir! – The Clique of Gold by Emile Gaboriau
  13. There exists in Young China enough energy, patriotism and honesty to create such a society and to make it strong through the respect which it will command. – The Problem of China by Bertrand Russell
  14. It's one of those little uncandors of his that throw suspicion on his honesty in great things." – Their Silver Wedding Journey by William Dean Howells
  15. She was drawn on by something stronger than her sense of honesty and humanity, a determination to see, to know, that swept these things away. – The Pool in the Desert by Sara Jeanette Duncan
  16. For there was a great deal of self- satisfaction mixed up with the man's honesty, and the sooner that had a blow the better- it might prove a death- blow in the long run. – Annals of a Quiet Neighbourhood by George MacDonald
  17. And the most painful thought was that his honesty had brought him to this pass- or, was it his curiosity? – The Puppet Crown by Harold MacGrath
  18. She felt that she was honest, and she saw no good reason why he should doubt her honesty. – The Young Emigrants; Madelaine Tube; The Boy and the Book; and Crystal Palace by Susan Anne Livingston Ridley Sedgwick
  19. She considered the straight- looking honesty of his eyes. – Ronicky Doone by Max Brand