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decorum
used in Persuasion

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Definition
manners and conduct considered to be proper and in good taste
  • She was a benevolent, charitable, good woman, and capable of strong attachments, most correct in her conduct, strict in her notions of decorum, and with manners that were held a standard of good-breeding.
    Chapter 2 (10% in)
  • He had strong feelings of family attachment and family honour, without pride or weakness; he lived with the liberality of a man of fortune, without display; he judged for himself in everything essential, without defying public opinion in any point of worldly decorum.
    Chapter 16 (27% in)

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