Clean hands

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Related to Clean hands: Clean hands doctrine
freedom from guilt, esp. from the guilt of dishonesty in money matters, or of bribe taking.

See also: Hand

References in classic literature ?
got from me what I had kept these three-and-twenty years and more, defending it against Moors and Christians, natives and strangers; and I always as hard as an oak, and keeping myself as pure as a salamander in the fire, or wool among the brambles, for this good fellow to come now with clean hands to handle me
It remains to be proved whether this gallant has clean hands or not," said Sancho; and turning to the man he asked him what he had to say in answer to the woman's charge.
The men were of all sorts, old and young, tall and short; but every one had tried to make himself smart for the interview with the manager: they had carefully brushed hair and scrupulously clean hands.
You brought them with clean hands, sir, and I accepted them with clean hands.
Pickwick was anxious to call upon you, Serjeant Snubbin,' said Perker, 'to state to you, before you entered upon the case, that he denies there being any ground or pretence whatever for the action against him; and that unless he came into court with clean hands, and without the most conscientious conviction that he was right in resisting the plaintiff's demand, he would not be there at all.
It's a clean hand now; shake it -- don't be afeard.
Faeldon does not exactly come to the committee with clean hands because.
Pakistan stated that 'a state which does not come with clean hands cannot get any relief'.
USA], Jun 30 (ANI): Turns out, even perfectly clean hands can lead to a superbug transmission among babies in the neonatal intensive care unit (NICU).
Lahore -- Senior leader of PTI Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar has said that the people with clean hands are not afraid of accountability.
Healthcare technology company Clean Hands Safe Hands LLC (CHSH) revealed on Tuesday the completion of its Series A financing round with SC Johnson.
Even preschoolers - with plenty of supervision, encouragement and very clean hands - can help make these fruit bars for Mother's Day.