modesty


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And if that be the true virtue which is unconscious of itself--well, the vain man is unconscious of his modesty!--
Her complexion had rather more of the lily than of the rose; but when exercise or modesty increased her natural colour, no vermilion could equal it.
With what an engaging modesty she pulled down the blinds of the chariot--the dear innocent!
And you may be certain when I have the honour of seeing her again, I shall speak in the very highest terms of your modesty, economy, and other amiable qualification."
I always felt saddened by the sight of that poor girl's absolute quiescence on all occasions, and it was my custom to look at her, to address her, as seldom as possible; her extreme docility, her assiduous perseverance, would have recommended her warmly to my good opinion; her modesty, her intelligence, would have induced me to feel most kindly--most affectionately towards her, notwithstanding the almost ghastly plainness of her features, the disproportion of her form, the corpse-like lack of animation in her countenance, had I not been aware that every friendly word, every kindly action, would be reported by her to her confessor, and by him misinterpreted and poisoned.
The case was registered against Singh at the Malwani police station here under Section 354 (Assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) and 509 (assault or criminal force to woman with intent to outrage her modesty) of the Indian Penal Code and various sections of the Information and Technology Act, the First Information Report (FIR) stated.
Others have criticised and castigated her, arguing that the point of hijab itself is modesty, a modesty quite at odds with appearing in the swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated.
Police have almost completed their probe into the former aide of Deputy Home Minister Datuk Azis Jamman, who was detained for insulting a woman's modesty after he was caught recording an upskirt video at a shopping centre two weeks ago.
The authorities vowed to conduct the raid to inspect the size and "modesty" of the festive table in the Tajikistanis' homes, Asia-Plus news agency reports.
Novelist Ahmed Naji was fined LE 20,000 ($1,130) on Tuesday following a retrial for publishing "indecent text that violates public modesty" due to a sexually loaded chapter from his novel "Use of Life" - Facebook CAIRO -- 24 April 2018: Novelist Ahmed Naji was fined LE 20,000 ($1,130) on Tuesday following a retrial for publishing "indecent text that violates public modesty" due to a sexually loaded chapter from his novel "Use of Life".
Some in the west consider the modesty of head covering practised by Muslim women as the greatest symbol of women's oppression and servitude.
He said that the secular women working on the dictates of the western NGOs wanted to drive the women out of their homes and to deprive them of the protection of Chaddar and Chardiwari, (modesty and home).