proper formality

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On player release matters, the proper formality is for us to liaise with the relevant governing body, which in this case is the RFU, and we will be maintain a relevant dialogue and we hope that players get adequate release.
The quatrains that answer to Horace's Alcaics have the proper formality of fine verse, not the traditional formality of English poetry but a new formality based on stress count, normally five to a line, rather than syllabic count.
In closed societies where interdependence had to combine with hierarchy, nicknames achieved the necessary closeness without overstepping the bounds of proper formality .