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They shall plan how this may be done with due propriety, and shall advise us of their action.
I do it, persuaded of the propriety of the step, and satisfied that all will go well with him yet.
Further questions respecting her family, &c., were answered with equal directness and propriety, and with manifest truth.
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Without having represented to your husband the propriety of first consulting his father, on whom he is dependent, I think?
Whatever argument can be employed to establish the propriety of engaging vocally in any religious service is here available.
On February 16, 1776, Congress accordingly took into "consideration the propriety of opening the ports."
A toilet may be as offensive to good taste and propriety by being too elaborate, as by being slovenly.
I should love to enlarge on these things, but a sense of proportion and propriety restrains my pen.
Do not take a child with you to pay calls, until it is old enough to behave quietly and with propriety.
Are there not numerous instances elsewhere in which this example might be copied with propriety?

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