Given that the marriage of Fanny and Henry is absolutely improbable according the programmatic plot of the novel (which is, to repeat, the insemination and preservation of duty rather than its dissemination), the narrator, nonetheless, playfully teases the reader with such an impossible possibility: "Would he have persevered, and uprightly
, Fanny must have been his reward--and a reward very voluntarily bestowed .
They found additional support in a verse from Jeremiah: "Roam the streets of Jerusalem, look about and observe, search through her public places, to find even one who lives uprightly
and seeks to be faithful, and I will pardon her" (Jer.
ThE Lord will give grace and glory; no good thing will he withhold from them that walk uprightly
67) There are valid reasons to believe that the basic goods are numerous and varied, that people act uprightly
and for the common good when they study algebra or theology, practise hitting a curveball, and perform Bach's Mass in B Minor, even when they do so for non-religious reasons.
There is, according to McMillan, an undecidability about Fanny's situation throughout Mansfield Park, such that even in the last chapter we entertain the possibility of her having an alternative life outside the purview of Mansfield: "Would [Henry] have persevered, and uprightly
, Fanny must have been his reward--and a reward very voluntarily bestowed" (540; McMillan 15).
The sages recall that redemption comes only for "He who walks righteously, speaks uprightly
, and who despises the gain of oppression .
Each cup was put uprightly
on the upper layer agar and filled accurately with 200 [mciro]1 aliquot of PCL in 10 mM sodium acetate buffer (pH 5.
But, Ananda, whatever bhikkhu or bhikkhuni, layman or laywoman, abides by the Dhamma, lives uprightly
in the Dhamma, walks in the way of the Dhamma, it is by such a one that the Tathagata is respected, venerated, esteemed, worshipped, and honored in the highest degree.