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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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This being, made only for happiness, and heretofore so miserably failing to be happy,--his tendencies so hideously thwarted, that, some unknown time ago, the delicate springs of his character, never morally or intellectually strong, had given way, and he was now imbecile,--this poor, forlorn voyager from the Islands of the Blest, in a frail bark, on a tempestuous sea, had been flung, by the last mountain-wave of his shipwreck, into a quiet harbor.
"I never had naething to do with onything morally wrong; and I'm no gaun to begin to pleasure a wild Hielandman."
All the physically or morally weak had long since been left behind and only the flower of the army- physically and mentally- remained.
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.
There is a limit, morally as well as physically, to our capacity for endurance.
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. Anne expanded like a flower under this wholesome influence and carried home to the admiring Matthew and the critical Marilla glowing accounts of schoolwork and aims.
I am morally certain that she is with her sister at Howards End.
"Morally are things ordered according to justice and penalty.
She took of her hat, and, morally speaking, tucked up her sleeves and prepared for action.
As was shown previously, in the abstract, 56 percent of the women surveyed say they believe abortion to be morally wrong.
While some ethics scholars and researchers question whether such practices by government entities are ethical, most accept them as morally permissible as long as they are conducted within certain legal parameters such as the restrictions on entrapment.(4)