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  • Now it is proper to reason to lead from one thing to another. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • It will be proper to give the account of these in his own words. Cited from Theory of the Earth, Volume 1 (of 4), by James Hutton
  • But she will return the ring when it is proper to do so. Cited from Kitty Canary, by Kate Langley Bosher
  • Do you think it would be proper to try to change it? Cited from The Value of a Praying Mother, by Isabel C. Byrum
  • Or can a man do everything which is proper in a woman? Cited from Minna von Barnhelm, by Gotthold Ephraim Lessing
  • As my wife, you must take my word about what is proper for you. Cited from Daniel Deronda, by George Eliot
  • You can do anything that is proper and you want to do. Cited from The Power of Concentration, By Theron Q. Dumont
  • Yet would it be proper to do violence to her sense of right? Cited from Ester Ried, by Pansy (aka. Isabella M. Alden)
  • It would not be proper for him to come to her house. Cited from The Women of the Arabs, by Henry Harris Jessup
  • The food I am able to get is not such as is proper. Cited from Record of a Quaker Conscience, Cyrus Pringle's Diary, by Cyrus Pringle
  • Why should it not be proper for me to say so? Cited from The Rise of David Levinsky, by Abraham Cahan
  • It is proper I should come to you for information, is it not? Cited from Scattergood Baines, by Clarence Budington Kelland
  • It may be proper in them; but what can make it proper to us? Cited from Famous Reviews, Edited by R. Brimley Johnson
  • But every action has some effect which is proper to it. Cited from Summa Theologica, Part I-II (Pars Prima Secundae), Saint Thomas Aquinas
  • It may not be proper to talk about it, but I love it. Cited from Sunny Slopes, by Ethel Hueston
  • It is proper that something should be said as to how this book came to be written. Cited from Blackfoot Lodge Tales, by George Bird Grinnell
  • According to my ideas of what is proper he should have spoken to me first. Cited from The Belton Estate, Anthony Trollope
  • It will be proper for you to be of the party. Cited from Self-Raised, Emma Dorothy Eliza Nevitte Southworth
  • The truth is, no other place is proper for their work. Cited from Cowley's Essays, by Abraham Cowley
  • It would not be proper, therefore, to lie in any one of them. Cited from Arthur Mervyn, by Charles Brockden Brown
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