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I know that even I myself have occasionally, and by people who didn't know me of course, been charged with priggishness.
THE TRAVELLING COMPANIONSF. ANSTEY
She wondered vaguely whether there was a single aspiration left that did not lead to the paths of priggishness.
THE MAKING OF A PRIGEVELYN SHARP
If you had been a man no one would have detected your priggishness at all; at its worst it would have been called personality.
THE MAKING OF A PRIGEVELYN SHARP
Avoid priggishness, which is detestable mental dry-rot; and flee from cant, the convenient domino of hypocrisy.
A SPECKLED BIRDAUGUSTA J. EVANS WILSON
Little by little she arrived at the conclusion that refinement did not mean priggishness and that vulgarity was not humor.
MOLLY BROWN'S FRESHMAN DAYSNELL SPEED
Her priggishness was so unconscious—so sincere, if one may say so—that it staggered me.
THE NEST, THE WHITE PAGODA, THE SUICIDE, A FORSAKEN TEMPLE, MISS JONES AND THE MASTERPIECEANNE DOUGLAS SEDGWICK
He was consequential, dogmatic, and with all the self-asserting priggishness of young Oxford fresh upon him.
SHE AND I, VOLUME 1JOHN CONROY HUTCHESON
Priggishness cannot be eradicated from the system in a moment, even by the most heroic measures.
THE CURSE OF EDUCATIONHAROLD E. GORST
Priggishness is an artificial mental condition that is far more common than people generally suspect.
THE CURSE OF EDUCATIONHAROLD E. GORST
Conformity is wiser than hot denials, tolerance wiser than priggishness and puritanism.
SOLILOQUIES IN ENGLANDGEORGE SANTAYANA
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