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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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propriety
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The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes
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  • The propriety of my leaving it.
  • Your duty would be, as I am sure your good sense would suggest, to obey any little commands my wife might give, provided always that they were such commands as a lady might with propriety obey.

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  • While she took comfort in propriety, he saw it as a straitjacket.
  • She was known for losing all sense of propriety once she had a few drinks.

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