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Why had Cliffe been invited by these very respectable and straitlaced people the Grosvilles?
THE MARRIAGE OF WILLIAM ASHEMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
It is a cold, insipid style of beauty, at the best; and she is as self-willed and as straitlaced as a lady abbess.
GYCIALEWIS MORRIS
Although Daneford was not a straitlaced city, there was a good deal of solid propriety in the character of its people.
THE WEIRD SISTERS, VOLUME II (OF 3)RICHARD DOWLING
Inclined too much to melancholy, and a trifle too straitlaced for his advanced age, perhaps.
AINSLEE'S MAGAZINE, VOLUME 16, NO. 2, SEPTEMBER, 1905VARIOUS
A few people are straitlaced, and a good many feel they have been taken in.
LADY ROSE'S DAUGHTERMRS. HUMPHRY WARD
I don't think I'm more prejudiced or straitlaced than you: I think I'm less.
MRS. WARREN'S PROFESSIONGEORGE BERNARD SHAW
He was not straitlaced, or mealy-mouthed, or overburthened with scruples.
ORLEY FARMANTHONY TROLLOPE

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