This thing alone of itself may be an argument sufficient that they work not uprightly and truly.
But no—Clara was actually walking steadily and uprightly beside Heidi.
As he likewise did this business most uprightly, he was enrolled in the band of the king's retainers.
Your fool will stand for your lady most willingly and most uprightly.
Haughty and deceptive spirits cannot refrain from such conduct, but love deals honestly and uprightly and face to face.
His face was worn and haggard; latterly his head had not been carried so uprightly as of old.
On another there is a crown resting upon a pedestal, and the words "Si recte facias" (If you do uprightly).
Footman—or something else; I know of no occupation that is degrading to him who fills it uprightly.
But he behaved well, and uprightly; and declared that he would not break his oath to King Haco.
Answer, That in so doing "they walked not uprightly according to the truth of the Gospel."
Old English upriht, from up "up" + riht "right." Similar compounds are found in other Germanic languages (cf. Old Frisian upriucht, Middle Dutch oprecht, Old High German ufreht, German aufrecht, Old Norse uprettr). Figurative sense of "good, honest" is first attested 1520s. The noun in the sense of "something standing erect" is from 1742.
THREE-PENNY UPRIGHT. A retailer of love, who, for the sum mentioned, dispenses her favours standing against a wall. ["Dictionary of the Vulgar Tongue," 1811]
The bent-over rear-entry posture they are talking about, of course, is kubda, the three-obol position at the bottom-end of a prostitute's price-range. [James N. Davidson, "Courtesans and Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens," 1997]