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Definition of Moral

  MORAL   adjective
Conforming to a local and mutable standard of right. Having the quality of general expediency.
      It is sayd there be a raunge of mountaynes in the Easte, on one syde of the which certayn conducts are immorall, yet on the other syde they are holden in good esteeme; wherebye the mountayneer is much conveenyenced, for it is given to him to goe downe eyther way and act as it shall suite his moode, withouten offence.

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The Devil's Dictionary
by Ambrose Bierce, 1911


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