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propriety
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The Autobiography of Benjamin Franklin
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  • A question was once, somehow or other, started between Collins and me, of the propriety of educating the female sex in learning, and their abilities for study.
  • Another thing demonstrated will be the propriety of everyman’s waiting for his time for appearing upon the stage of the world.
  • Tho’ I seldom attended any public worship, I had still an opinion of its propriety, and of its utility when rightly conducted, and I regularly paid my annual subscription for the support of the only Presbyterian minister or meeting we had in Philadelphia.

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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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