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have a clean conscience

To be guiltless or have no feelings of guilt or remorse over something. Don't you dare accuse me of causing this, I have a clean conscience! Some people think I should have treated him better, but I have a clean conscience in this whole affair.
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From my gains in that business I can pay for the Presidency, which at $50,000 a year will give me in four years - " but it took him so long to make the calculation that the bill to subsidise cat-ranches passed without his vote, and he was compelled to return to his constituents an honest man, tormented with a clean conscience.
I looked round me tranquilly and contentedly, like a quiet ghost with a clean conscience sitting inside the bars of a snug family vault.
She was sure that, with a clean conscience to-day, she could set the love-hungry little girl's heart at rest.
I may say not guilty, with a clean conscience,” returned Natty; “for there’s no guilt in doing what’s right; and I’d rather died on the spot, than had him put foot in the hut at that moment.
I envy you your peace of mind, your clean conscience, your unpolluted memory.
It takes tons of courage and a clean conscience not only to admit that bribe was accepted in awarding the contract, but also canceling the contract and blacklisting the company that had paid the bribe.
I would take the cash, and do so with a clean conscience.
I faced the false charges against me, with nothing else than the truth and my clean conscience.
There is a scale of morality; a trade-off between good and greed, between a clean conscience and a second Aston Martin.
She walks out of the whole mess with a clean conscience, and if one were to ask her, she would undoubtedly quip, but I did it for my family.
I have a clean conscience,'" her older brother, Reynaldo Bustos, told ABC News Wednesday from his home in the Philippines.
It has to join hands with all men and women of good will and clean conscience to say 'NO' to all forms of evil pervading in our country.
Nawaz Sharif categorically said that he had a clean conscience and would not resign on the demands of those who were rejected by the masses not once, but several times.
You can, of course, see the moral of the story coming a mile away: Homer must dispose of his scruples so he can "grow" to be a man like his surrogate father and See "Irving," page 37 dispose of the kids with a clean conscience (if not clean hands).
There will be lots of eating going on next week -- it may have already started for some -- so to be sure to have a clean conscience while eating all things sweet, why not sign up to run in the Limassol International Marathon GSO marathon coming up in April.