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Then why not jealous of a younger, a more proper, a more fashionable rival?

Nothing could be more proper, and the young man had fallen also in love with her.

This will be more proper that ye may not have numerous families or households.

What can be more proper,” said he, “when she herself is the arrantest of thieves.

I think it would be more proper to say that the money will be destroyed, not stolen.

It would be to do her a simple service, and nothing could be more proper.

I thought that such a message was more proper from him to me than to any one else.

I think it is more proper for a young girl to do so than for a married woman.

It would be more proper to say that he adopts new modes of securing them.

And no place, perhaps, is more proper than the seat of Government.