MORALITY in a Sentence

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morality
 n.  set of social rules, customs, traditions, beliefs, or practices which specify proper, acceptable forms of conduct
Classic Sentence: (210 in 15 pages)
1  At his desire, she went hunting, which was his symbol of happiness, and she ordered porridge for breakfast, which was his symbol of morality.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER VI
2  He hopes to see all the evangelical denominations joined in one strong body, opposing Catholicism and Christian Science, and properly guiding all movements that make for morality and prohibition.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XI
3  There's Reverend Zitterel; Sister Bogart about half runs his church, so of course he'll take her say-so; and Ezra Stowbody, as a banker he has to be all hell for morality and purity.
Main Street By Sinclair Lewis
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXXII
4  Against this stern and unyielding morality, supported as it was by such visible policy, there was no appeal.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 8
5  However implicit the faith of David was in the performance of ancient miracles, he eschewed the belief of any direct supernatural agency in the management of modern morality.
The Last of the Mohicans By James Fenimore Cooper
Get Context   In CHAPTER 26
6  The whole frame-work of society, both in Europe and America, is made up of various things which will not stand the scrutiny of any very ideal standard of morality.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XVI
7  It's a pity, wife, that you have burdened them with a morality above their condition and prospects.
Uncle Tom's Cabin By Harriet Beecher Stowe
Get Context   In CHAPTER XXI
8  It is a question of public morality.
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Man By James Joyce
Get Context   In Chapter 1
9  It was a text which might seem to the casual observer at variance with the lofty morality elsewhere preached by Jesus Christ.
Dubliners By James Joyce
Get Context   In GRACE
10  Modern morality consists in accepting the standard of one's age.
The Picture of Dorian Gray By Oscar Wilde
Get Context   In CHAPTER 6
11  It means that he's up agen middle class morality all the time.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT II
12  Tied me up and delivered me into the hands of middle class morality.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
13  I have to live for others and not for myself: that's middle class morality.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
14  Middle class morality claims its victim.
Pygmalion By George Bernard Shaw
Get Context   In ACT V
15  They found Mary, as usual, deep in the study of thorough-bass and human nature; and had some extracts to admire, and some new observations of threadbare morality to listen to.
Pride and Prejudice By Jane Austen
Get Context   In Chapter 12
Example Sentence: (69 in 5 pages)
1  He lost his faith but not his morality.
2  If we feel distress when we kill an in-game opponent, it may be because it violates our ingrained sense of morality; we know killing is bad, even when it's virtual.
3  If you refuse to save your country, your morality is mischievous, that is, immoral.
4  Most people believe they conduct their private and public lives in accordance with Christian morality.
5  Most political questions involve morality in some form or other.
6  The crusade for sexual morality is turning into a witch - hunt.
7  The decadence of morals is bad for a nation.
8  Films like this are a danger to public morals.
9  They dissent from the Bishops Conferences, not the Universal Church, and their issue is not on “faith and morals,” but on social policy
10  Histories make men wise ; poems witty; the mathematics subtle; natural philosophy deep ; moral grave ; logic and rhetoric able to contend.
11  It is an act of moral cowardice for a society to neglect its poor.
12  The article claims that an increase in crime indicates a decline in moral standards.
13  The Republicans took the moral high ground with the message that they were best equipped to manage the authority.
14  It has become fashionable to do down traditional moral values.
15  The book places a high moral value on marriage and the family unit.