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This directed the attention of the Committee to the effect on morality of the propinquity of the sexes in schools.
REPORT OF THE SPECIAL COMMITTEE ON MORAL DELINQUENCY IN CHILDREN AND ADOLESCENTSOSWALD CHETTLE MAZENGARB ET AL.
There is no influence so little regarded for the young by those in authority as the tremendous influence of propinquity.
THE WAYFARERSMARY STEWART CUTTING
Propinquity tightens bonds and there is a steady blossoming of the character in a radiant atmosphere.
THE KEMPTON-WACE LETTERSJACK LONDON
Of the perils of propinquity I have already spoken; the risks of contrast are also great.
CHARLES O'MALLEY, THE IRISH DRAGOON, VOLUME 2 (OF 2)CHARLES LEVER
And Japan would be able to enjoy the fruits of propinquity to her heart's content.
THE PACIFIC TRIANGLESYDNEY GREENBIE
To what absurd conclusions must this notion of a sympathy of souls, derived from the propinquity of bodies, inevitably tend?
THE ROBBERSFRIEDRICH SCHILLER
We can never separate race from propinquity, for example, or from mores, or from the bonds due to common possession of causes.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONSG.E. PARTRIDGE
We see it being employed to extend social feeling beyond the point to which propinquity and common cause can carry it.
THE PSYCHOLOGY OF NATIONSG.E. PARTRIDGE
The propinquity of a pretty girl and a lonely young man has founded more than one story.
THE VOICE IN THE FOGHAROLD MACGRATH
There is opportunity, propinquity, and the community of interest which breaks down the barriers of ordinary reserve.
DAVID HARUMEDWARD NOYES WESTCOTT
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OCTOBER 26, 1985
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WORDS RELATED TO PROPINQUITY

  • around
  • ballpark
  • district
  • environment
  • environs
  • hood
  • locality
  • nearness
  • neck of the woods
  • neighborhood
  • precinct
  • pretty near
  • propinquity
  • proximity
  • purlieus
  • range
  • region
  • surroundings
  • territory
  • turf
  • vicinage
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