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moral

Law (of evidence, etc.) based on a knowledge of the tendencies of human nature

MORAL

Mentioned in "An Overview of Ada", J.G.P. Barnes, Soft Prac & Exp 10:851-887 (1980).
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All had, in some degree, physically or morally, undergone the sorest trials.
I suppose that you will admit that the action is morally justifiable, though technically criminal.
I fear I am not truly brave myself, for though when under fire, so far as I can recollect, I behaved as others, morally I seem to be deficient.
Was he to fall without a struggle from amongst the high places, to be stripped of his wealth, shunned as a man who was morally, if not in fact, a murderer, to be looked upon with never-ending scorn by the woman whose picture for years had been a religion to him, and whose appearance only a few hours ago had been the most inspiring thing which had entered into his life?
Endearments had not yet become usual between them, and feeling himself morally inferior he felt terrified at this stage to use them to such an angel.
But the doctor had been morally (if not legally) taken into her confidence--and, for that reason, he decided that he had a right in this serious matter to satisfy his own mind.
Morally, as well as physically, it must be said of Lady Lydiard that her outward side was her worst side.
It is only two days since I called here last, and I see a marked change in her for the worse--physically and morally, a change for the worse.
A sudden fear and doubt of herself, startled her physically as well as morally.
On the other hand, it cannot be denied that my reformation was, morally speaking, far from being complete.
Legally speaking, as well as morally speaking, it absolutely vindicates your husband's innocence.
Miss Stacy was a bright, sympathetic young woman with the happy gift of winning and holding the affections of her pupils and bringing out the best that was in them mentally and morally.