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We need to recover and grow the idea that the proper answer to bad speech is more and better speech.
He could deliver a quick, effective speech, or hold a proper press conference.
And so, he says he left prison without proper ID, just his release papers and the “dress-out gear” he was given by the state.His First Day Out Of Jail After 40 Years: Adjusting To Life Outside|Justin Rohrlich|January 3, 2015|DAILY BEAST
But those incidents are due to mistakes and leaks, not proper fracking procedures.
A portrait of him was done once in which the collar point was made to sit in its proper place.Alfred Hitchcock’s Fade to Black: The Great Director’s Final Days|David Freeman|December 13, 2014|DAILY BEAST
She herself had worn them in her youth, and they were the proper bonnets for "growing girls."The Pit Town Coronet, Volume I (of 3)|Charles James Wills
That it is a reasonable and proper thing to ask our statesmen and politicians: what is going to happen to the world?The Salvaging Of Civilisation|H. G. (Herbert George) Wells
And this summer it seemed to her that she never would be able to take proper care of her nestful of children.The Tale of Grandfather Mole|Arthur Scott Bailey
Seen thus poverty became rather a blessing than a curse, or at least a dispensation prescribing the proper lot of man.The Unsolved Riddle of Social Justice|Stephen Leacock
Not only are they required to do things in a proper orderly manner, but people have to treat them with due deference.Children's Ways|James Sully