Sentence Examples


  • Here she was, thinking improper thoughts again.
  • She has nearly finished Colburn's mental arithmetic, her last work being in improper fractions.
  • His subsequent defence of the proposed grant, on the ground that it would be improper and unjust to exclude the Roman Catholic Church in Ireland from a " more indiscriminating support " which the state might give to various religious beliefs, was regarded by men of less sensitive conscience as only proving that there had been no adequate cause for his resignation.
  • According to this celebrated theory, the body contains four humours - blood, phlegm, yellow bile and black bile, a right proportion and mixture of which constitute health; improper proportions or irregular distribution, disease.
  • No woman, he said, in heaven, earth or hell, could charge him with having ever made any improper advances to her.