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Self-control does not necessarily imply prudish.
As a whole, society is permissively prudish.
prudish attitudes toward bodily matters, which of course applied to the foreigners.
prudish middle-class Victorians for strongly opposing the use of nude models in his artistic work.
prudish Victorian values of the society he lived in.