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Righteousness

See also Virtuousness.
Amos
prophet of righteousness. [O.T.: Amos]
Astraea
goddess of righteousness. [Gk. Myth.: Walsh Classical, 36]
Benedetto, Don
Catholic teacher of moral precepts. [Ital. Lit.: Bread and Wine]
Dharma
multi-faceted concept of morality, truth, doctrine. [Hindu Rel.: Parrinder, 77]
Do-Right, Dudley
Canadian mountie who can do no wrong. [TV: “The Dudley Do-Right Show” in Terrace, I, 229–230]
Enoch
traditionally seen as paragon of upright man. [O.T.: Genesis 5:21–24]
Everyman
medieval play demonstrating man’s salvation dependent on his righteousness. [Br. Lit.: Everyman]
Josiah
virtuously reforms Jerusalem’s evil ways. [O.T.: II Kings 23:1–20]
Noah
only devout man of time; saved from flood. [O.T.: Genesis 6: 9–22]
Stockmann, Dr. Thomas
despite attempted bribery and intimidation, refuses to suppress evidence that the public baths are a health menace. [Norwegian Lit.: An Enemy of the People; Magill II, 292]
Zosima
elder monk; preaches message of love and forbearance. [Russ. Lit.: Brothers Karamazov]
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