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The power of ethics is that you are only as good as the good that you do, as the evil that you refrain from doing, all with no other reward than the satisfaction—even if no one ever knows of it—of having done good.
About the 'all' in bold, is it adverbial or a pronoun?
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Hi,
It's a noun. 'All of these things'.

Clive
Clive,
Don't you think it is the same as this one?

The power of ethics is that you are only as good as the good that you do, as the evil that you refrain from doing, totally with no other reward / wholly without any other reward than the satisfaction—even if no one ever knows of it—of having done good. About the 'all' in bold, is it adverbial or a pronoun?
Plus, wouldn't it still make almost the same sense as this one, without the 'all'?
The power of ethics is that you are only as good as the good that you do, as the evil that you refrain from doing, with no other reward than the satisfaction—even if no one ever knows of it—of having done good. About the 'all' in bold, is it adverbial or a pronoun?
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Hi,
Then what would you say this adverbial modifies?

Clive
CliveHi,
Then what would you say this adverbial modifies?

Clive

The following prepositional phrase, as 'completely without...'
Don't you think the 'all' in question is gramatically the same as these kinds?
・I'm all in favor of his proposal.
・The Princess lived all alone/by herself in the middle of the forest.
・The cake was all eaten last night.
・The downstairs rooms were painted all in greens and blues.
Hi,
Let me ask you this about the original text.

What 'thing' or 'action' is it that the writer is saying is 'all (or wholely) with no other reward than the satisfaction—even if no one ever knows of it—of having done good' ?

Clive
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I think it's just that truly good people behave in good ways completely/totally without any reward other than the satisfaction that they have done something good. And they are just as good as they are. 
Hi,
So you think it modifies the good that you do, . . . the evil that you refrain from doing?

Clive
CliveHi,
So you think it modifies the good that you do, . . . the evil that you refrain from doing?

Clive


No. As I said above, I think it modifies the following prepositional phrase:
all with no other reward than the satisfaction...
as these examples:
・I'm all in favor of his proposal.

・The Princess lived all by herself in the middle of the forest.

・The downstairs rooms were painted all in greens and blues
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