And his thought, as if appalled, stood still, recalling with dismay the decorous
and frightful silence that was like a conspiracy; the grim, impenetrable silence of miles of walls concealing passions, misery, thoughts of crime.
But it is decorous
and expedient to fall in with one's commander's way.
We shall not recount the different devices of the architects on the occasion; nor would it be decorous
so to do, seeing that there was a convocation of the society of the ancient and honorable fraternity “ of the Free and Accepted Masons,’ at the head of whom was Richard, in the capacity of master, doubtless to approve or reject such of the plans as, in their wisdom, they deemed to he for the best.
"Tonight, not later," said he in a low voice, and he moved away with a decorous
smile of self-satisfaction at being able clearly to understand and state the patient's condition.
I set off after Perry, though at a somewhat more decorous
At once the sapling shot up, and after that gave no more trouble, remaining in the decorous
and perpendicular position in which nature had intended it to grow.
We might be excused for so doing, for seldom were the decorous
aisles of Carlisle church invaded by such a figure.
Their house was comfortable; their papa's table rich and handsome; their society solemn and genteel; their self-respect prodigious; they had the best pew at the Foundling: all their habits were pompous and orderly, and all their amusements intolerably dull and decorous
. After every one of her visits (and oh how glad she was when they were over!) Miss Osborne and Miss Maria Osborne, and Miss Wirt, the vestal governess, asked each other with increased wonder, "What could George find in that creature?"
A lady so decorous
in herself, and so highly connected, was not to be suspected of dropping over the banisters or sliding down them, yet her extraordinary facility of locomotion suggested the wild idea.
Laurence's bald head, and ran up to slip the apology under Laurie's door, advising him through the keyhole to be submissive, decorous
, and a few other agreeable impossibilities.
Notwithstanding the increasing warmth of the amicable contest, the most decorous
Christian assembly, not even excepting those in which its reverend ministers are collected, might have learned a wholesome lesson of moderation from the forbearance and courtesy of the disputants.
prints in peach paired with sequin motifs over a white canvas coupled with a dash of sparkle on the pants is what makes this oufit stand out.