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I am of opinion too, that the Indecency of the next Verse, you spill upon me, would admit of an equal Correction.
A LETTER FROM MR. CIBBER TO MR. POPECOLLEY CIBBER
In the first place, one element of public-house talk—the overt or sly indecency—is left out.
THE CHEQUERSJAMES RUNCIMAN
Acts of indecency had occurred long before they went to the post-primary school.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
There is seldom, if ever, any grossness in these spontaneous songs of the people—never indecency or double meaning.
SPANISH LIFE IN TOWN AND COUNTRYL. HIGGIN AND EUGNE E. STREET
These Lyrical Pieces, after all, are only a few smooth songs, where wit is sufficiently overbalanced by indecency.
DRYDEN'S WORKS (13 OF 18): TRANSLATIONS; PASTORALSJOHN DRYDEN
The question of verbal indecency or grossness has really very little to do with the matter.
THE ENGLISH STAGEAUGUSTIN FILON
To deride the demand for decency is to concede that anything but indecency is impracticable.
FROM THE EASY CHAIR, SERIES 2GEORGE WILLIAM CURTIS
Sternes too celebrated indecency, is, with one exception, sui generis.
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMANLAURENCE STERNE
No doubt much nonsense has been and is talked about indecency in general literature.
THE LIFE AND OPINIONS OF TRISTRAM SHANDY, GENTLEMANLAURENCE STERNE
The Creator is explicitly prayed to, and implicitly convicted of indecency every day.
A TREATISE ON PARENTS AND CHILDRENGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
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WORDS RELATED TO INDECENCY

  • coarseness
  • commonness
  • crudeness
  • discourtesy
  • dowdiness
  • impudence
  • indecency
  • obscenity
  • profanity
  • rudeness
  • unrefinement
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