Let the chief men judge whether I speak in fairness to you or not.
1 lacks straightforwardness and frankness of disposition, so he will be tricky, slippery, and do things in an underhanded way.
But, in a moment, his straightforward honesty made him feel that his words were but a poor and quibbling answer to what she had said; and, be she as scornful as she liked, it was a duty he owed to himself to explain, as truly as he could, what he did mean.
This intense expectation on the part of believers displayed withsuch haste, such openness, even with impatience and almost insistence,impressed Father Paissy as unseemly.
To begin with the trustworthiness of introspection.
And these understand what the Spirit of truth speaketh in them; for He teacheth them to despise earthly things and to love heavenly; to neglect the world and to desire heaven all the day and night."
Hanway was a man of strict honour, truthfulness, and integrity; and every word he said might be relied upon.
An excellent comparison to show the relation that good manners bear to uprightness and integrity of character was drawn a number of years ago by a famous Italian prelate.
19:106:031 And that was counted unto him for righteousness unto all generations for evermore.
She doubted the sincerity of this assurance no more than he had doubted it himself, and she thought of it for her daughters' sake with satisfaction, though as for herself she was persuaded that a much smaller provision than 7000L would support her in affluence.