Socially correct behavior
He teaches them good manners and social mores, and he expects them to be just as well-behaved in private as they are in public.
On the other hand, pelagic sealing, being a method of promiscuous slaughter, was illegitimate; it was contra bonos mores and analogous to piracy.
Mores made him abbot of St Augustine's at Dover, and finally archbishop of Canterbury.
Rudhart Thomas Mores, aus den Quellen bearbeitet (Nuremberg, 1829); by T.