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Neither look at nor listen to what is improper; do not speak or act without observing propriety.
There was a young lady of Joppa
Who came a society cropper.
...
To be claimed as good, though in an improper style, is at least better than being rejected as no good at all.
If the national security is involved, anything goes. There are no rules. There are people so lacking in roots about what is proper ...
Here is God's purpose--
for God, to me, it seems,
is a verb
not a noun,
proper or improper.
I thank heaven that the 4th. of July is over. It is always a day of great fatigue to me, and of some embarrassments from improper ...
An improper art aims at exciting in the way of comedy the feeling of desire but the feeling which is proper to comic art is the fe ...
Humane sentiments are baseless, mad, and improper; they are incredibly feeble; never do they withstand the gainsaying passions, ne ...
He never does a proper thing without giving an improper reason for it.
The great majority of people in England and America are modest, decent and pure-minded and the amount of virgins in the world toda ...
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