Sentence Examples


  • At least he had the decency to remind her she was off the clock and therefore not a whore - or was she?
  • Loving him was no excuse, because even knowing he didn't love her, she still couldn't find the decency to leave.
  • He dealt with the immodesty of the contemporary stage, supporting his contentions by a long series of references attesting the comparative decency of Latin and Greek drama; with the profane language indulged in by the players; the abuse of the clergy common in the drama; the encouragement of vice by representing the vicious characters as admirable and successful; and finally he supported his general position by the analysis of particular plays, Dryden's Amphitryon, Vanbrugh's Relapse and D'Urfey's Don Quixote.
  • 19), so long as decency and order were preserved.
  • 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.

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