seemly

All Adverb Adjective
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  • I should say more than is seemly and less than is true. Cited from Life of Henry Reeve, by John Knox Laughton, Vol. 2
  • Indeed it would not have been seemly for her to open her lips in such company. Cited from A Traveller in Little Things, by W. H. Hudson
  • I know not how I shall make myself seemly for the court this afternoon. Cited from Giles Corey, Yeoman, by Mary E. Wilkins Freeman
  • It is not seemly, and of course you cannot tell how any of them may turn out. Cited from Purple Springs, by Nellie L. McClung
  • It will give all that is seemly for one of your station to accept. Cited from The Purchase Price, by Emerson Hough
  • Those who have no such documents shall share with the community in a seemly manner. Cited from The Digger Movement in the Days of the Commonwealth, by Lewis H. Berens
  • It is too late for that, even if it were seemly for me to do so. Cited from An American Politician, by F. Marion Crawford
  • It would not have been right for her; it would not have been seemly for myself. Cited from The Case of Richard Meynell, by Mrs. Humphry Ward
  • For eight years he led an active and seemly life. Cited from Critical Miscellanies (Vol. 1 of 3), by John Morley
  • It is not seemly that any, save one, should have lot in this business. Cited from Arthurian Chronicles: Roman de Brut, by Wace
  • They are a seemly product of the energy and of the power to rise in our race. Cited from Selections from the Prose Works of Matthew Arnold, by Matthew Arnold
  • It was meet to have things seemly in the house of the dead. Cited from Judith of the Plains, by Marie Manning
  • I had neither the seemly profession without nor the holy heart within. Cited from The Parables of Our Lord, by William Arnot
  • They usually require more care, if they are kept in vigorous and seemly condition. Cited from Manual of Gardening (Second Edition), L. H. Bailey
  • Now that my husband is away, it is not meet that I make myself too seemly for other eyes. Cited from My Lady of the Chinese Courtyard, by Elizabeth Cooper
  • Whether he was or not, he conceived that he had done the only seemly thing. Cited from Mistress Wilding, by Rafael Sabatini
  • To kill under the seemly conditions science will afford is a far less offensive thing. Cited from Anticipations, by Herbert George Wells
  • Things may perhaps occur which it is not seemly your gentle eyes should witness. Cited from Shame of Motley, by Raphael Sabatini
  • My best and my blackest would be seemly under the circumstances, my love. Cited from Angels and Ministers with Other Victorian Plays, by Laurence Housman
  • But the tournament was no longer a seemly and ordered battle. Cited from French Mediaeval Romances from the Lays of Marie de France, by France
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