I pointed out to her that this was not a matter of splendour or comfort but of “convenances.”
However bold the operations, the convenances must be observed.
I shouldn't want those people to think you were not up in the convenances.
Mr. P. says American women are not made for courts and convenances.
There you have nothing to do but be agreeable, and avoid scandal, and observe the convenances.
This breach of the convenances has excited much comment in the fashionable world to which they belong.
"But then, the convenances," I urged, secretly desiring to have my own position strengthened.
We cannot put aside the convenances of life; though there are times when they press upon us with an iron weight.
Really, Carl, even spring doesn't quite let me forget the convenances are home waiting.
Kendricks never forgot the gentleman in the artist, and he was as true to the convenances as if they had been principles.