Sentence Examples


  • Loving him was no excuse, because even knowing he didn't love her, she still couldn't find the decency to leave.
  • Having been all my life (till very lately) so tenacious of every point relating to decency and order, that I should have thought the saving of souls almost a sin, if it had not been done in a church."Next day Wesley followed Whitefield's example.
  • Clothing did not originate in ideas of decency (Gen.
  • 42) points to a later date than the law which enforced the same regard for decency by forbidding the priests to ascend altars with steps (ib.
  • 15 a to highway may be caused by encroachment, by interfering with the soil of the highway, by attracting crowds, by creating danger or inconvenience on or near the highway, by placing obstacles on the highway, by unreasonable user, by offences against decency and good order, &c.

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