He has in him all the primary elements of natural virtue, the germ from which a noble creature can be developed.
Fair as may be the bodily form, fairer far, in its green foliage and bright blossoms, is natural virtue.
Nor yet was it any manner of palpable warm-heartedness or other natural virtue.
Like the young man in the Gospel, you may have the loveliness of every natural virtue, and yet be lost.
Is love of ornament a natural virtue, or a superinduced vice?
It is this natural virtue which renders pussy so generally a favoured inmate of the household.
He pours out his contempt on the Parisian philosophes who idealized primitive man and natural virtue.