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decorum
used in The Mill on the Floss

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Definition
manners and conduct considered to be proper and in good taste
  • By half-past ten decorum demanded the front; until then Mrs. Glegg could economize it, and society would never be any the wiser.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (65% in)
  • Still, he went in to breakfast with some slight hope that, now Mrs. Glegg had "slept upon it," her anger might be subdued enough to give way to her usually strong sense of family decorum.
    1.12 -- Book 1 Chapter 12 -- Mr. and Mrs. Glegg at Home (63% in)

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