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  • She was at bottom a well-principled woman, but too thoughtless to let her principles control her humour, therefore not scrupulously nice in her society.

    Saint Ronan's Well

  • Away then, with complete though not well-principled repentance, they all marched.


  • The man had appeared to her from the beginning to be a despicable adventurer; and her lofty contempt of all low arts made her conclude her well-principled Eugenia as superior to their snares as to their practice.


  • Almost overpowered by his own sudden emotion, he could scarce recollect its motive himself; while Camilla, fearful and repentant that she had broken her deliberate and well-principled resolutions, retreated to the window.


  • The Jews may the most visible friends of Israel, but here in the land of red, white and blue WE ALL BACK ISRAEL and do so from well-informed and well-principled positions.

    Progressives' Middle East Dialogue and the Danger of Falling into the Right Wing's Deadly Trap

  • The jury had brought in a most righteous verdict; just what he should have expected from the effect of the evidence upon an intelligent, well-principled Nomah jury.

    Robbery Under Arms

  • This well-principled heir took the money; but, instead of waiting upon his creditor, he forthwith repaired to the gaming-house, in hopes of retrieving his loss; and, before he rose from the table, saw his note mortgaged for seven-eighths of its value.

    The Adventures of Peregrine Pickle

  • The wild and pernicious ravings, under the name of Philosophy, which were thus ushered into the world, gave great offence to all well-principled men.

    The Life of Samuel Johnson LL.D.

  • Protestantism sometimes caused his views to be warped, but he was honest and well-principled.

    The Journal to Stella

  • And Tom was becoming a new boy, though with frequent tumbles in the dirt and perpetual hard battle with himself, and was daily growing in manfulness and thoughtfulness, as every high-couraged and well-principled boy must, when he finds himself for the first time consciously at grips with self and the devil.

    Tom Brown's Schooldays


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