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upright

[′əp‚rīt]
(civil engineering)
A vertical structural member, post, or stake.

upright

1. A vertical piece of timber or stone.
2. A vertical structural member.
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Given that the marriage of Fanny and Henry is absolutely improbable according the programmatic plot of the novel (which is, to repeat, the insemination and preservation of duty rather than its dissemination), the narrator, nonetheless, playfully teases the reader with such an impossible possibility: "Would he have persevered, and uprightly, Fanny must have been his reward--and a reward very voluntarily bestowed .
Rather the man of any nation who fears God and acts uprightly is acceptable to Him.
Having persuaded the father, Dean, that his appearance left something to be desired, she arranged for him to have some cosmetic dentistry and a new suit, to walk more uprightly, and say "Hello" instead of "Hiya".
They found additional support in a verse from Jeremiah: "Roam the streets of Jerusalem, look about and observe, search through her public places, to find even one who lives uprightly and seeks to be faithful, and I will pardon her" (Jer.
ThE Lord will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly.
67) There are valid reasons to believe that the basic goods are numerous and varied, that people act uprightly and for the common good when they study algebra or theology, practise hitting a curveball, and perform Bach's Mass in B Minor, even when they do so for non-religious reasons.
There is, according to McMillan, an undecidability about Fanny's situation throughout Mansfield Park, such that even in the last chapter we entertain the possibility of her having an alternative life outside the purview of Mansfield: "Would [Henry] have persevered, and uprightly, Fanny must have been his reward--and a reward very voluntarily bestowed" (540; McMillan 15).
The sages recall that redemption comes only for "He who walks righteously, speaks uprightly, and who despises the gain of oppression .
Each cup was put uprightly on the upper layer agar and filled accurately with 200 [mciro]1 aliquot of PCL in 10 mM sodium acetate buffer (pH 5.
I doubt whether many Christians can boast of having dealt uprightly with a Jew" (Lessing 1888:191).
But, Ananda, whatever bhikkhu or bhikkhuni, layman or laywoman, abides by the Dhamma, lives uprightly in the Dhamma, walks in the way of the Dhamma, it is by such a one that the Tathagata is respected, venerated, esteemed, worshipped, and honored in the highest degree.