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Under its outward seemliness a million throats are ready to take up the brazen cry of revolution.
THE DOUBLE FOURE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
Even unlucky devils, such as myself, are not without a certain respect for that which is fitting, for seemliness and etiquette.
Honor, common sense, seemliness, and conscience seem to belong to the individual domain.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
In the Middle Ages very great attention was given to seemliness in the private conduct of individuals.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
Torture, persecution, violent measures, would all have been impossible if there had been a sense of seemliness.
FOLKWAYSWILLIAM GRAHAM SUMNER
There is a beautiful seemliness in the extreme youth of the priest who serves these aged children of God.
THE ROADMENDERMICHAEL FAIRLESS
This question of seemliness, too, must be considered carefully ere we add a single plate to any volume.
But the temptation to overstep the bounds of seemliness is so great that it is seldom the collector stops at a mere frontispiece.
He had had no thought for her, no care save that the seemliness of his own absorbed life might not be disturbed.
A LOST LEADERE. PHILLIPS OPPENHEIM
The next four chapters are occupied with instructions as to what constitutes seemliness and propriety in such meetings.

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