Sentence Examples


  • Here she was, thinking improper thoughts again.
  • As a curiosity of literature Bowdler's edition, " adapted to the use of families and young persons," by the expurgation of " the indecent expressions and all allusions of an improper tendency " (5 vols.
  • The term has also been sometimes loosely used to include the members of the regular orders; but this use is improper, since monks and friars, as such, have at no time been clerici.
  • What these views were it would be manifestly improper for a sceptic to state except in the terms of a believer.
  • To begin with, 1 Though not relating exactly to our present theme, it would be improper to dismiss Nitzsch's name without reference to his extraordinary labours in investigating the insect and other external parasites of birds, a subject which as regards British species was subsequently elaborated by Denny in his Monographia Anoplurorum Britanniae (1842) and in his list of the specimens of British Anoplura in the collection of the British Museum.

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