That is an old established and plainly respectable principle.
If, after three months, you haven't learned to act like a respectable young lady you will remain in New York at that disciplinary school.
If the family is not present you may employ a stranger as long as they are respectable in demeanor and appearance.
For them, it is a day to celebrate, to rejoice and to ask for basic rights of inclusion into the mainstream society as any other respectable citizen of the country.
In front of her was a fish tank modified to carry a respectable amount of lizards.
They have all risen to the challenge, holding respectable positions in society, all sharing a common purpose of giving something back to their community.
Removing his rather shabby cloak to reveal a more respectable outfit underneath, Maddock spied a nearby servant carrying a tray of food.
Power Station scored twice in the later stages to give the final scoreline a respectable appearance.
The respectable Christian Science Monitor produced an important article, ‘Why do they hate us?’
Young male office and shop clerks occupied a precarious social and economic position on the margins of respectable middle-class Victorian society.