Usage examples for integrity

  1. Besides the security which he felt in my age, he had judged me by his own small commercial standard, and had found me a model of integrity. – Basil by Wilkie Collins
  2. This produces a wonderful effect; it seems to carry us beyond the poet to nature itself, and gives an integrity and truth to facts and character, which they could not otherwise obtain: And this is in reality that art in Shakespeare which, being withdrawn from our notice, we more emphatically call nature. – Eighteenth Century Essays on Shakespeare by D. Nichol Smith
  3. The object of my visit was to assure myself of the integrity of my daughter's conduct. – The Complete Project Gutenberg Works of George Meredith by George Meredith
  4. He made some inquiry in the store and, finding the deacon's reputation for integrity and honesty was very high, he arranged with the deacon to put in new machinery, to hire another floor in the building, and agreed that the government should make an advance payment on the first order. – Praying for Money by Russell H. Conwell
  5. Through all the flash of words I have maintained the integrity of mine intellect. – Hildegarde's Harvest by Laura E. Richards
  6. If her father's relatives were people of integrity and refinement, any business discussion or explanation with them would have been most distressing; no wonder that he avoided it, especially since Erika's maintenance cost him little or nothing. – Countess Erika's Apprenticeship by Ossip Schubin
  7. Not until a man has lost his moral sense of values would he trade his integrity and self- respect for any other gift the world could offer. – The Girl Wanted by Nixon Waterman
  8. Henry Moffett seems to have combined these qualities with a rare integrity. – Frying Pan Farm by Elizabeth Brown Pryor
  9. By and by comes my cozen Roger, and dines with us; and, after dinner, did seal his mortgage, wherein I do wholly rely on his honesty, not having so much as read over what he hath given me for it, nor minded it, but do trust to his integrity therein. – Diary of Samuel Pepys, Complete Transcribed From The Shorthand Manuscript In The Pepysian Library Magdalene College Cambridge By The Rev. Mynors Bright by Samuel Pepys Commentator: Lord Braybrooke
  10. Learning, intellect, character, humility, integrity, worth, he held always in true esteem. – The Life of Froude by Herbert Paul
  11. The tone of morals and integrity is as high as elsewhere. – The History of Peru by Henry S. Beebe
  12. And yet, though he was more or less confronted now with men of integrity, he was as helpless in their hands as if he had been a child. – The Mystery of the Four Fingers by Fred M. White
  13. His father was a judge and enjoyed a reputation for strict integrity. – Contemporary Russian Novelists by Serge Persky
  14. Such an agreement, they held, would be accepted by Parliament in its integrity. – John Redmond's Last Years by Stephen Gwynn
  15. The fact is, generally speaking, parents are so confident that their children do not lack in honesty and integrity, at a time when these principles should be forcibly impressed upon them, that they let the occasion for moral training pass until bad habits are deeply rooted in their character. – Reflections on the Operation of the Present System of Education, 1853 by Christopher C. Andrews
  16. I must be sure of his integrity before giving rein to my sympathies. – That Affair Next Door by Anna Katharine Green
  17. It was then that the British Government declared that that could not be a matter of indifference, because it aimed, in fact, not only at the integrity, but at the independence, of Denmark. – Selected-Speeches-on-British-Foreign-Policy-1738-1914 by Jones, Edgar R. (Edgar Rees), Sir
  18. When trials come, there is just one proper way to meet them; that is, with determination to overcome them and to keep our integrity during the time that we are suffering under them. – Heart Talks by Charles Wesley Naylor
  19. I should be afraid that slight lack of strict integrity in the father might appear as actual crime in the son. – What a Young Woman Ought to Know by Mary Wood-Allen
  20. Certainly, that night, I thought of no one else; and, though her whole conduct and position seemed suspicious, I could not find it in my heart to entertain a doubt of her integrity. – New-Arabian-Nights by Stevenson, Robert Louis