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3192 examples of goodness in sentences

They have their uses, and chill and dreary and desolate as they may be, they are parts of an arrangement ordered by infinite goodness and omnipotent wisdom.

"Never, indeed, was the astonishing influence of plain and simple goodness more strikingly displayed, than in the deference and respect which this private and meek individual received, not only from foreign and imperious Rulers of the Earth, but from hardened and atrocious wretches, on whom Justice herself could hardly make any mental impression, though armed with all the splendour, and all the violence of power.

Yet, goodness me, what thoughts I have!

Thank God for all His goodness to me'!

This Goodness, Sir, resembles that of Heaven, Preserving what it made, and can be paid Only with grateful Praise as we do that.

Let me embrace and thank thee for this goodness.

The Defence of the first is left to the Reverend Gown, but the departing Stage can be no otherwise restor'd, but by some leading Spirits, so Generous, so Publick, and so Indefatigable as that of your Lordship, whose Patronages are sufficient to support it, whose Wit and Judgment to defend it, and whose Goodness and Quality to justifie it; such Encouragement wou'd inspire the Poets with new Arts to please, and the Actors with Industry.

Why, a hundred dear soft things of Love, kiss it as often, and bless me for my Goodness.

Marry, Heavens forbid, thou art always creating Fears to startle one; why, if he be not mad, his want of Sleep this eight and forty hours, the Noise of strange unheard of Instruments, with the fantastick Splendour of the unusual Sight, will so turn his Brain and dazzle him, that in Grace and Goodness, he may be mad, if he be not; come, let's after him to the Gallery, for I long to see in what showing

Thus low I fall to thank their Royal Goodness.

Goodness is rewarded and wickedness is punished, as is only right in the child's eyes, and goodness usually means kindness, the virtue best understood of children.

Goodness is rewarded and wickedness is punished, as is only right in the child's eyes, and goodness usually means kindness, the virtue best understood of children.

To take pleasure in going regularly through the various branches of Ceremonial and Music, in speaking of others' goodness, in having many worthy wise friends, is profitable.

" "Some have spoken of 'looking upon goodness as upon something beyond their reach,' and of 'looking upon evil as like plunging one's hands into scalding liquid';I have seen the men, I have heard the sayings.

" "Duke King of Ts'i had his thousand teams of four, yet on the day of his death the people had nothing to say of his goodness.

~Celebrating the Goodness of the Descendants of King Wan~ As the feet of the lin, which avoid each living thing, So our prince's noble sons no harm to men will bring.

[NOTE.The "lin" is the female of "K'e"a fabulous animalthe symbol of all goodness and benevolence; having the body of a deer, the tail of an ox, the hoofs of a horse, one horn, the scales of a fish, etc.

With dignity in presence of them all, My conduct marked, my goodness who shall scout?

His rule iscovet nought, none hate; How can his steps from goodness stray?

From it thou goodness hast; Right are thy ways.

Goodness throughout the widest sphere abides, As fish round isle and through the ocean glides.

" "Goodness, Jack, you ought to have been commander-in-chief!

Sometimes a less quantity of isinglass will do, according to the goodness; Let it be the whitest and clearest you can get.

" While he slept the Soufi speaks: "Word of goodness, O excellent woman, bend over me that I may kiss thy mouth or else thy cheek."

" "And that beauty and goodness are something?"

What belongs to" God's goodness "as Infinite (or more properly Absolute) I do not pretend to know; but I know that infinite goodness must be goodness, and that what is not consistent with goodness is not consistent with infinite goodness. . . .

What belongs to" God's goodness "as Infinite (or more properly Absolute) I do not pretend to know; but I know that infinite goodness must be goodness, and that what is not consistent with goodness is not consistent with infinite goodness. . . .

What belongs to" God's goodness "as Infinite (or more properly Absolute) I do not pretend to know; but I know that infinite goodness must be goodness, and that what is not consistent with goodness is not consistent with infinite goodness. . . .

What belongs to" God's goodness "as Infinite (or more properly Absolute) I do not pretend to know; but I know that infinite goodness must be goodness, and that what is not consistent with goodness is not consistent with infinite goodness. . . .

What belongs to" God's goodness "as Infinite (or more properly Absolute) I do not pretend to know; but I know that infinite goodness must be goodness, and that what is not consistent with goodness is not consistent with infinite goodness. . . .

Even if we agree that man's goodness ought to be the counterpart of God's goodness, we know that in practice it is not, as mankind has differed in all ages and countries about what is right and wrong.

Even if we agree that man's goodness ought to be the counterpart of God's goodness, we know that in practice it is not, as mankind has differed in all ages and countries about what is right and wrong.

But I only wish to point out to you why I called this miracle the crucial experiment, which proved God's goodness to be identical with that which we call (and rightly) goodness in man.

But I only wish to point out to you why I called this miracle the crucial experiment, which proved God's goodness to be identical with that which we call (and rightly) goodness in man.

If you look on morality, virtue, goodness, holiness, sanctificationcall it what you willas merely the obligation of an EXTERNAL law, you will be tempted to say, "Let me be faithful to it in its greater and more important cases, and that is enough.

But if the morality, goodness, holiness be in you what it was in Christ, without measurea SPIRIT, even the spirit of Goda spirit within you, possessing you, and working on you, and in youthen that which seems most petty and unimportant will often be most important, the test of the soundness of your heart, of the reality of your feelings.

I will lift up my heart, and try to behold the glory and the goodness of God, and not the disgrace and sin of man.

That in proportion as they lose faith in God and His goodness, they lose courage and lose cheerfulness; and have too often to find a false courage and a false cheerfulness, by drowning their cares in drink, or in mean cunning and plotting and planning, which usually ends in failure and in shame?

It is true, and you will find it true (though God knows it is a difficult lesson enough to learn), that there should be no greater comfort to Christian persons, than to be made like Christ, by suffering patiently not only the hard work of every-day life, but adversities, troubles, and sicknesses, and our Heavenly Father's correction, whensoever, by any manner of adversity, it shall please His gracious goodness to visit them.

Therefore repentance, contrition, humility, is the very foundation-stone of all goodness, virtue, holiness, usefulness; and God desires to see us contrite, simply because He desires to see us good men and good women.

"Oh, she's not, thank goodness, at all badly off, poor dear.

If the soufflรฉ be ever so well made, and it is allowed to stand before being sent to table, its appearance and goodness will be entirely spoiled.

He had sent a courier to give their friends in Constantinople the assurance of their personal safety; "which," adds the lady, "is held by all this court as an act of great courtesy,gran gentilezza; and there is no one here who does not admire the goodness and magnanimity of your Highness."

Kate had left the wagon, and was shaking with laughter over this extraordinary goodness on the turkeys' part, and before long our basket was full of struggling, kicking, squeaking things, "werry promiscuous," in Mr. Weller's phrase.

His fundamental basis is the stock Horatian "omne tulit punctum qui miscuit utile dulci," or as Harington paraphrases, "for in verse is both goodness and sweetness, Rubarb and Sugarcandie, the pleasant and the profitable."

I saw this spot, started away from the rest and through excitement, anticipation and the goodness knows what, I climbed, went faster and faster until I had the sun between us and the German below me.

They are always talking with you about this one or that one's social position, and they never make new acquaintances without finding out what set they belong to; and I was never allowed from a little girl to make acquaintances with any children whose mothers were not in the right set; and amiability and goodness had nothing to do with it,nothing, nothing, nothing!" THE EGG-BOY.

You must prepare mother for the sad, sad tidingsyes, Beulah, for the worst, as everything depends on the wisdom and goodness of God!" "Oh! Maud, this is dreadful!"

And goodness knows, she was not clever!

After the first shock incident upon her husband's death had passed away, she had made no outcry, she grew quiet and self-possessed, she was ready for any consultation, gave all necessary orders, spoke of her dead husband's goodness to her with a smile on her face, and looked calmly forth into the future.

But," continued this sagacious Counsellor, after a word explanatory of the "future council," "it were better to avoid this appeal in order not to irritate the Pope more than ever; and also because he who appealeth admiteth that the goodness of his cause is doubtful, whereas that of the Republic is indubitable.

Diana caught the maid's voice, perhaps announcing the presence of a visitor, for Patsy cried in subdued accents: "Goodness me, Mary!

"Thank goodness that chauffeur had a grain of sense," said he.

Year by year, Lorna's beauty grows, with the growth of goodness, kindness, and true happinessabove all, with loving.

Slow up, for goodness sake, or we will be pinched.

For goodness sake, how long will we be bogged down.

And goodness knows I would have no one say that about me.

Where it will be goodness only knows.

"For goodness' sake," he exclaimed roughly, "don't let that young ruffian tyrannize over you!

"Goodness knows!"

Thank goodness he has gone away!

" "And Divine Providence will do itthanks to Almighty God for his goodness!"

Will you have the goodness to ring for my shawl?"

"For goodness' sake, don't start gargling now.

Scott describes him as "a man of real goodness of heart, and the kindest and best feelings, miserably thrown away by his foolish contempt of public opinion."

In due time Demogorgon (which is Shelley's name for Necessity) overthrows the tyrant Jove and releases Prometheus (Mankind), who is presently united to Asia, the spirit of love and goodness in nature, while the earth and the moon join in a wedding song, and everything gives promise that they shall live together happy ever afterwards.

No literary man was ever more loved and honored by a rare circle of friends; and all who knew him bear witness to the simplicity and goodness which any reader may find for himself between the lines of his essays.

But you say again, as a confirmation of these your former arguments, (by which you would have it understood, that the Africans themselves are sensible of the goodness of your intentions)

Goodness knows it would puzzle a guinea-pig to render itself inconspicuous in our village, yet I have watched battalion after battalion march into it and be halted and dismissed.

As we read the succeeding stanzas and see the lion following her, like a faithful dog, to shield her from harm, we feel the power of both beauty and goodness and realize that with Spenser these terms are interchangeable, Each one of the preceding selections shows his preference for the subjective and the ideal to the actual.

Wherefore have we that pattern of goodness and humanity, if we refuse to follow it?

"Then if it's neither a gentleman, lady nor child," said Somerville, "will you have the goodness to inform me what sort of a being it is?"

His goodness of heart I had reason to be acquainted with, but his long established love of jesting, his intense appreciation of a joke, practical or otherwise, I had yet to learn.

To behold the suffering of other men, and to congratulate ourselves upon our exemption, is not the rational mode of receiving goodness from Almighty Godyet it is impossible for a human being to look about him, and to see family after family worn down by calamity, whilst he himself is free from any, and not have his heart yearning with thankfulness, knowing, as he must, how little he merits his condition.

The general direction in which these islands were situated had been pointed out to him by the natives of Guanahani and the Espaรฑola; hence, he had steered a southwesterly course on this his second voyage, "and," says the doctor, "by the goodness of God and the Admiral's knowledge, we came as straight as if we had come by a known and continuous route.

" "An' a fresh spot o' bacon-fat 'pon your weskit, that I've kept the moths from since goodness knows when!" Old Jan looked down over his waistcoat.

Where in the name o' goodness have 'ee been?' "'That's a long story,' said I, and then, feigning to speak carelessly, though I heard my heart go thump'How d'ye think Trumpeter looks after the journey?' "'Oh, he's all right,' the old man replied indifferently; 'but come along in to supper.'

It contained Honorรฉ's request that if Frowenfeld was in his shop he would have the goodness to wait there until the writer could call and see him.

In that condition his ear was suddenly jarred by a hard, metallic voice, whose tone was somehow opposed to all the voices with which goodness and humanity have ever spoken.

"Oh, Dona Schnapper-Elle, do not sin against the goodness of creative Nature!

"Liza, for goodness' sake look as though you were baking the bread; and Hans, try and believe that you are doing some of your beautiful carving.

His music, his passion for rural and especially Highland scenery, the enjoyments of society, the love of seeing others happy, the joining of happiness with goodness, made the Dean what he was in after life, and enabled him to take that position amongst his countrymen which a purely theological upbringing would not have done.

Yes! piety, goodness, the favour and approbation of God, are all marked out by sorrow and infirmity here.

Believe only this, that to my own dying day I never can forget your goodness.

CHAPTER XVII THE SLAVE OF GOODNESS

"Because your goodness, your purity, are making a slave of me.

Do we not need some criterion of goodness to guide our judgment?

Goodness, like truth, is mere appearance.

In this classification a place is given to goodness which is comparatively high, and yet "subordinate" and "self-contradictory."

And so, regarded from this other side, the Absolute is good, and it manifests itself throughout in various degrees of goodness and badness."

And it is this second side which interests us, for here "the Absolute is good," and yet, good as it is, manifests itself in badness as well as goodness, and that in various degrees.

But this difference in completeness would not entail a corresponding difference in moral worth or goodness.

Mr Bradley draws a distinction between a general and a more special or restricted meaning of goodness.

No doubt "in the end," they will come together; but "in that end goodness, as such, will have perished."

"We must admit," says Mr Bradley, "that two great divergent forms of moral goodness exist.

It will involve a contradiction, therefore, if we identify goodness with Absolute Reality; for goodness implies a distinction (between idea and existence) which cannot find place in the Absolute.

His call to speculation has been widely responded to; but, if we turn to the most important product of this speculative movement, we have to extract what enlightenment we can from the dictum that, in the only sense in which the Absolute is good, it "manifests itself in various degrees of goodness and badness.

From this point of view we may say, again negatively, that goodness consists in the suppression of selfishness.

Desire and goodness, 90 ff., 102, 110 ff.

Goodness as appearance, 102 ff.