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That decorousness, that brightness, melted off what lay behind, as frosty dew melts off grass.
THE DARK FLOWERJOHN GALSWORTHY
One learned, one merely obscene; one a pattern of decorousness, the other a self-polluter.
As soon as their keels touched the strand, they poured out, a few in uncouth antics, but the bulk of them in solemn decorousness.
A SUMMER'S OUTINGCARTER H. HARRISON
But in many of the better class houses merriment and gayety went on while the outside decorousness was observed.
A LITTLE GIRL IN OLD DETROITAMANDA MINNIE DOUGLAS
Cyrus was talking to Mr. McFarland with a certain self-conscious decorousness.
FIDELITYSUSAN GLASPELL
Which do you think should pay greatest attention to the decorousness of his appearance in the delivery of a speech?
Ever since the engagement Mr. Shanner had been all decorousness and deference.

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