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Purity is the feminine, truth the masculine of honor.

Say not that honor is the child of boldness, nor believe thou that the hazard of life alone can pay the price of it: it is not to the action that it is due, but to the manner of performing it.

That nation is worthless that will not, with pleasure, venture all for its honor.

The chastity of honor which felt a stain like a wound.

The giving of riches and honors to a wicked man is like giving strong wine to him that hath a fever.

These were honoured in their generations, and were the glory of the times.

To contemn all the wealth and power in the world, where they stand in competition with a man's honor, is rather good sense than greatness of mind.

To those whose god is honor, disgrace alone is sin.

When vice prevails, and impious men bear sway, the post of honor is a private station.

Woman's honor is nice as ermine; it will not bear a soil.


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