Usage examples for truthfulness

  1. With her usual truthfulness, Maddy replied: Of course I should; and, when, after the conference was ended, the doctor stood for a moment talking with Guy, ere bidding him good- night, he said: I think I shall not accept your European proposition. – Aikenside by Mary J. Holmes
  2. Nothing can be more admirable than the truthfulness and ease of the figures. – Leading Articles on Various Subjects by Hugh Miller
  3. It is analytical enough to be intelligible to us, and still intuitive enough to convince us of its truthfulness. – The Poet's Poet by Elizabeth Atkins
  4. I admit that for years truthfulness has been the goal of my ambition. – A Day Of Fate by E. P. Roe
  5. Iris was a good reader of human nature, and a surety of his truthfulness came over her. – The Diamond Pin by Carolyn Wells
  6. And again Beale was inspired to truthfulness- quite a lot of it. – Harding's luck by E. [Edith] Nesbit
  7. It is this apparent verification, where the subject is not originally suggested by his own observation, that imparts the marvellous truthfulness to his art. – The Roman Poets of the Augustan Age: Virgil by W. Y. Sellar
  8. To save a sick person from a fatal shock, we may withhold facts in violation of the strict duty of truthfulness. – Practical Ethics by William DeWitt Hyde
  9. During all this time people have been discussing the authenticity and the truthfulness of the Memoirs, they have been searching for information about Casanova in various directions, and yet hardly any one has ever taken the trouble, or obtained the permission, to make a careful examination in precisely the one place where information was most likely to be found. – The Memoires of Casanova, Complete The Rare Unabridged London Edition Of 1894, plus An Unpublished Chapter of History, By Arthur Symons by Jacques Casanova de Seingalt
  10. Dr. Stokes says that the best proof of the value of these reports is that they appear to have given the tone to the subsequent labors of the Irish school which inherited their practical nature and truthfulness. – Makers of Modern Medicine by James J. Walsh
  11. History came to be recorded with more truthfulness and boldness than ever before. – The Constitutional Development of Japan 1863-1881 by Toyokichi Iyenaga
  12. I am sorry I cannot commend your truthfulness, Mr. Jermyn, as much as your professions of loyalty." – Oddsfish! by Robert Hugh Benson
  13. Her intense truthfulness could not let that plural pass. – When Ghost Meets Ghost by William Frend De Morgan
  14. And of all virtues two are the least conspicuous, and at the same time the greatest: Truthfulness and humility; practise these. – The Complete Historical Romances of Georg Ebers by Georg Ebers
  15. For to see him there is required a certain quality, for which truthfulness is too cold a name and animal spirits too coarse a one, and he alone knows how this quality came to be in me. – The Celestial Omnibus and other Stories by E. M. Forster
  16. In any event, great comfort is to be found in the absolute certainty that the law of truthfulness will be so administered by the brotherhood that no one will ever be permitted to suffer in mind, body or estate by reason of fishermen's tales. – Fishing and Shooting Sketches by Grover Cleveland
  17. I can only explain that fact by saying that never before had I met any one of like truthfulness and so straightforward. – Peggy Owen and Liberty by Lucy Foster Madison
  18. It was an enigma that she would be long in solving, and yet the explanation was her own simplicity, her truthfulness to all the conditions of unaffected girlhood. – Nature's Serial Story by E. P. Roe
  19. She looked up at her auntie in surprise, and at that moment there entered into her small mind a doubt of Mrs. Eastman's truthfulness. – Dotty Dimple At Home by Sophie May
  20. After having commended truthfulness, Paul adds: " Because ye are members of one another"- a reason which can refer to those only who have Christ as their common head. – Christology of the Old Testament: And a Commentary on the Messianic Predictions, v. 1 by Ernst Wilhelm Hengstenberg