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.
In his letter to Duterte, Aguirre said 'an act of impropriety or the appearance of an impropriety on the part of an officer or employee erodes the public's trust and tarnishes the office occupied by the erring individuals.
LIVERPOOL'S Impropriety improv troupe returns with its (sixth annual) Improvathon in March.
The conclusion: "The absentee ballot was counted properly with no impropriety by any election workers.
UKIP general secretary Roger Bird has been cleared of impropriety following an inquiry into allegations that he sexually harassed a would-be parliamentary candidate.
Earlier UKIP said it had suspended general secretary Roger Bird, 41, who is responsible for vetting candidates, over allegations of impropriety.