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.
  • 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.
  • (iii.) The improper user of the premises to the injury of the reversioner is waste (q.v.).
  • He immediately rode over to establish order, and his manner and violence were so improper that Caulaincourt had the greatest difficulty in concealing the scandal.

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