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  • There will not be the smallest impropriety—Miss Snevellicci, sir, is the very soul of honour.
  • Shaking her head very emphatically indeed, Mrs Nickleby swept away; and all the evening, in the midst of the merriment and enjoyment that ensued, and in which with that exception she freely participated, conducted herself towards Miss La Creevy in a stately and distant manner, designed to mark her sense of the impropriety of her conduct, and to signify her extreme and cutting disapprobation of the misdemeanour she had so flagrantly committed.

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  • denied any impropriety
  • rumors of accounting improprieties

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