Possessed by this high-minded motive, undone by his conscience, he tosses away his own life instead.
There were two high-minded, reformist candidates for president in 2000.
For him to present it as a high-minded attempt to empower voters shows what nerve the guy has.
Abolishing costly tax breaks for the affluent—remember all that high-minded talk about cutting the deficit?
So did the senior senator offer a high-minded foreign policy critique on behalf of Barack Obama?
But he was almost oppressively refined and scrupulous and high-minded.
The Master said, A gentleman is high-minded, not proud; the small man is proud, but not high-minded.
They treated him with a pale, dignified, high-minded respect that menaced his pocket-book and possessions.
The heroic, the high-minded, the hapless Tecumseh was fallen.
Meanwhile I think it's very nice and high-minded of you not to go ahead and write nothing, with great ease and fluency!