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Virtuousness

Amelia
faithful wife of William Booth, often in debtors’ prison, saved by her purity from the men who prey upon her. [Br. Lit.: Amelia]
Andrews, Pamela
servant who, despite threats, attempted seduction, and imprisonment by her master, remains chaste till their marriage. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Pamela]
Andromache
thinks only of family; rejects king’s advances. [Fr. Lit.: Andromache]
Apostrophia
epithet of Aphrodite, meaning “rejecter of sinful passion.” [Gk. Myth.: Misc.]
Christian
John Bunyan’s virtuous, well-traveled hero. [Br. Lit.: Pilgrim’s Progress]
Erlynne, Mrs.
gains socially admirable title of “good woman.” [Br. Lit.: Lady Windermere’s Fan, Magill I, 488–490]
Galahad, Sir
noblest and purest knight of the Round Table. [Br. Lit.: Le Morte d’Arthur]
Guyon, Sir
embodiment of virtuous self-control. [Br. Lit.: Faerie Queene]
Marina
“a piece of virtue.” [Br. Lit.: Pericles]
Nickleby, Kate
pure-minded sister of Nicholas; repulses all advances. [Br. Lit.: Nicholas Nickleby]
Pamela
sweet maidservant who chastely repels disgraceful advances, marries her aristocratic pursuer, and attempts to reform him. [Br. Lit.: Richardson Pamela]
Susanna
rejects advances of elderly men. [Apocrypha: Susanna]
Thirty-Six Righteous Men
the minimum number of anonymous individuals in each generation believed to have the virtues and humility to which the world owes its continued existence. [Jew. Legend: Encyclopedia Judaica,X, 1367]
Tuesday’s child
full of grace. [Nurs. Rhyme: Opie, 309]
Wilkes, Melanie
virtuous, long-suffering wife of Ashley. [Am. Lit.: Gone With the Wind]
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Research findings indicate positive association between organizational virtuousness perceptions and performance (Cameron, Bright, and Caza, 2004), organizational citizenship behavior (Rego, et al.
Virtuousness also positively affects human beings, contributing to human flourishing and thriving (Cameron and Caza, 2013).
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Excellent, but can this political virtuousness translate into meaningful social and economic comforts for the general masses?
Blight, DS, Cameron, KS & Caza, A 2006, 'The Amplifying and Buffering Effects of Virtuousness in Downsized Organizations,' Journal of Business Ethics 64: 249-269.
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At 17, I'd only recently stopped reading the magazine when I got the job, which will horrify today's teenagers who'd sneer at the virtuousness of its photo stories and its sensible advice.
virtuousness, weakness, goodness) not as absolute categories, but polarity in unity with their opposites.
Jihad usually denotes benevolence; it is about construction, development, defending the country and the messages advocated in religion relating to virtuousness, justice and equality.
Yet the virtuousness, in itself, was never the most interesting part of Superman.
FIGURE IV: DIMENSIONS OF EXPERIENCE Desires of Fears of Frame of the client the client interpretation: values Spiritual Virtuousness, Judgement, Taking World doing the rejection responsibility (Ideale right thing Welt) It is now I was simply or never, I afraid, afraid must clean of that man, for things up his reactions Meaning, Meaninglessness, Humanity, Commitment Indifference Dignity When I I couldn't care realised that, less.