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"Marry," quoth Robin, laughing, and weighing the flask in his hands ere he drank, "methinks it is no more than seemly of you all to be glad to see me, seeing that I bring sight to the blind, speech to the dumb, hearing to the deaf, and such a lusty leg to a lame man.
It were much more seemly, methinks, if yon Dumb man, who hath a sweet voice, would give us a song."
"IF they did escape, then are we bound in duty to lay hands upon them and deliver them again to their lord; for it is not seemly that one of his quality should suffer a so insolent and high-handed outrage from persons of their base degree."
But I would have thee bear in mind, Sancho, that very often it is fitting and necessary for the authority of office to resist the humility of the heart; for the seemly array of one who is invested with grave duties should be such as they require and not measured by what his own humble tastes may lead him to prefer.
"Danaan heroes," said he, "servants of Mars, it is well to listen when a man stands up to speak, and it is not seemly to interrupt him, or it will go hard even with a practised speaker.
It had been built under a strong conviction of the necessity of a more seemly place of worship than “the long room of the academy,” and under an implied agreement that, after its completion, the question should be fairly put to the people, that they might decide to what denomination it should belong.
Lead him straight within, For it is seemly that a kinsman's woes Be heard by kin and seen by kin alone.
"This is a legal position outlined in Canons B1/2/3 and B5 Section 3 where it states: 'all forms of service used under this Canon shall be reverent and seemly and shall be neither contrary to, nor indicative of any departure from, the doctrine of the Church of England in any essential matter'.
Michael bolted for the door as soon as was seemly after the cake.
What followed the opening of the scoring was a back and forth contest, with neither side seemly able to convert their myriad of a chances.
Add to that Katerina Vondrovicova's enlightened introductory text and a seemly layout, and what results is a project Supraphon can rightly be proud of.
Dubai: From fanciful fascinators and heaving hats to dreamy dresses and seemly suits, attendees from all corners of the world didn't hold back at the 2019 Dubai World Cup on Saturday.