Like most parents, he enjoyed the game of waiting till the victim was clearly wrong, then virtuously pouncing.
"I like to do what's best for folks in the end," declared Mrs. Forbes virtuously.
It's usually the liver, and calomel is the last resource of the virtuously bilious.
"And Hoodie didn't usplain a bit, not one bit," said Duke virtuously.
You would not take this virtuously indignant gentleman for the uncle of a brigand, would you?
"I won't say I am sorry, because that would be a lie," said Sarah virtuously.
She virtuously resolved that for once I should be made of use, in assisting to improve the minds of the three plain young ladies.
"I shouldn't get it if 'e did," said Mr. Russell, virtuously.
I wont say anything about it to any one, said Myron virtuously.
"I didn't say it and I'd die before I did," said I virtuously.