1 Nevertheless, said Chichikov, the general equity of this measure did not obviate a certain amount of annoyance to landowners, since it forced them to pay upon a non-living article the tax due upon a living.
Dead Souls By Nikolai GogolGet Context In PART 1: CHAPTER V
2 Even the baser section of humanity possesses a certain sense of equity.
Dead Souls By Nikolai GogolGet Context In PART 2: CHAPTER IV
3 The moment had arrived for the incorruptible and supreme equity to alter its plan.
Les Misérables (V2) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 1: CHAPTER IX—THE UNEXPECTED
4 Immense combined propulsions direct human affairs and conduct them within a given time to a logical state, that is to say, to a state of equilibrium; that is to say, to equity.
Les Misérables (V4) By Victor HugoGet Context In BOOK 7: CHAPTER IV—THE TWO DUTIES: TO WATCH AND TO HOPE
5 Therefore, I saw that here was a sort of interregnum in Providence; for its even-handed equity never could have so gross an injustice.
Moby Dick By Herman MelvilleGet Context In CHAPTER 72. The Monkey-Rope.
6 She wanted more vigorous measures, a more complete reformation, a quicker release from debt, a much higher tone of indifference for everything but justice and equity.