impropriety


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It soothed, but it could not console her for the contempt which had thus been self-attracted by the rest of her family; and as she considered that Jane's disappointment had in fact been the work of her nearest relations, and reflected how materially the credit of both must be hurt by such impropriety of conduct, she felt depressed beyond anything she had ever known before.
Norris was a little confounded and as nearly being silenced as ever she had been in her life; for she was ashamed to confess having never seen any of the impropriety which was so glaring to Sir Thomas, and would not have admitted that her influence was insufficient-- that she might have talked in vain.
From the moment of that excited conversation the two young men had held in front of the tents at Havre, when Raoul made the duke perceive the impropriety of his conduct, Buckingham felt himself attracted towards Raoul almost in spite of himself.
Even her propriety could not dispute that there was impropriety in the world; but Mrs General's way of getting rid of it was to put it out of sight, and make believe that there was no such thing.
The old gentleman, after reasoning with the pony on the extreme impropriety of his conduct, and making the best amends in his power to Mr Chuckster, took his place also, and they drove away, waving a farewell to the Notary and his clerk, and more than once turning to nod kindly to Kit as he watched them from the road.
Lady Glyde (being no longer in Sir Percival's service, I may, without impropriety, mention my former mistress by her name, instead of calling her my lady) was the first to come in from her own bedroom.
There was no impropriety that I could discover in her taking this course.
"There is not the slightest impropriety in her doing so," said Sir Charles.
I did not say there was any impropriety about Gertrude.
The agency, which runs football in Africa, has been affected by problems ranging from poor working relations among top officials, shaky administration of football and impropriety.
Malacanang said President Duterte accepted the resignation of former Government Service Insurance System (GSIS) President and General Manager Jesus Clint Aranas because of alleged impropriety in the management of the agency.
Omokri stated: 'It would also be recalled that former President Jonathan took several other courageous decisions during his presidency, including firing two ministers when questions of impropriety were raised against them.
"The card has not been misused and there is no suggestion of impropriety," he added.
It would be nice to see people charged for impropriety in the process, be it from Agriculture, Sugar Directorate or the Privatisation Commission, in collusion with cartels.
Few would describe attempts to address the appearance of impropriety as unethical, though such rules have been challenging to implement in nonlegislative contexts.