But faith in the classical virtues of decorum and modesty remained with him until his death.
Our waitress, who came running after the hotel's front desk clerk saw us wandering around the dining room, was kind enough to observe the proper decorum for two people in our situation.
All Hindu women, respecting customs of decorum and demureness, refrain from drinking alcohol in public.
Boswell proved, too, surprisingly sure of himself in matters of taste and artistic decorum .
But it was the women of the congregation who largely drew up the rules of propriety, decorum and morality, and exercised control or influence over the behaviour of their children.
he had no idea of funeral decorum
By performing the personal in public, talk-show guests transgress the boundaries of behavior and decorum deemed appropriate by middle-class society.
Of course, if you conduct yourself with impeccable taste and decorum , you will soon bore the reporters, and they will stop covering you.
Lowe takes up issues of deportment: the students at both Spelman and Cornell carefully controlled their body movements to display modesty and decorum .
Asked to comment on his prospects for a first full cap, Hughes is coy - it clearly goes against his inherent sense of modesty and decorum .