Her proper function, like Mary Magdalene's sister, Martha, is to wash feet.
The proper function of a work upon this scale is to draw a picture of the man.
Thought is a tool, with its own proper function: it isn't a toy.
It is the proper function of the government of a community to support so important a thing as a nursery of Apprentice Citizenship.
He must fulfil his proper function even when he does not know it.
The question is not what effect pictures may have had on certain people, but what the proper function of Art is.
Neither of these faculties can exchange its proper function.
He sanctifies each member in the fulfillment of its proper function.
His proper function is shown to be that of a magnifying glass for Kant.
As relation words, introducing phrases,—the most common use, in which the words have their own proper function.