by nature) may be, and however unacquainted with conventional behaviour, the chances are, that she will have quite as strong an innate sense of the decencies
and proprieties of life as if she had run the gauntlet of a dozen London seasons--possibly a stronger one, for such senses have been known to blunt in this improving process.
But I did it behind a bush, having a due regard for the decencies
What would the ruffian say, if we, setting at naught, like him, the decencies
of social intercourse, were to raise the curtain which happily conceals His private life from general ridicule, not to say from general execration?
A recent trip to the employee kitchen piqued my curiosity about workplace decencies
Steve has written a short but first-rate volume, The Managers' Book of Decencies
; he develops and illustrates the argument that small decencies
build the corporate culture.