Proper detective work calls for an orderly investigation.
Something about his proper responses made her smile.
The police responded and I was taken to a hospital where proper care was being given.
Neither knew the proper thing to say.
"You see, dear man, this is not a sewing shop, and I had no proper tools; and, as they say, one needs a tool even to kill a louse," said Platon with one of his round smiles, obviously pleased with his work.
The town proper occupies an elevated promontory, washed on the north by the Charente and on the south and west by the Anguienne, a small tributary of that river.
Cade ignored the uproar and gave proper attention to his meal.
The regiments had entered and left the town with their bands playing, and by the Grand Duke's orders the men had marched all the way in step (a practice on which the Guards prided themselves), the officers on foot and at their proper posts.
Satisfied that she looked proper as a new bride, she pushed her feet into yellow sandals and headed for the reception room.
She looked too proper to be considered beautiful, and her expression was lofty.
As had occurred before when she was present, Nicholas went up to her without waiting to be prompted by the governor's wife and not asking himself whether or not it was right and proper to address her here in church, and told her he had heard of her trouble and sympathized with his whole soul.
When about to enter Austrian territory proper his advance was, however, checked by the armistice of Villafranca.
The principal things to be attended to are to preserve a moderate state of moisture and a proper mild degree of warmth; and the treatment must vary according to the season.
There are certain things proper for a kitten to eat; but I never heard of a kitten eating a pig, under ANY cir'stances.
In fact, it's likelier that kids of that day were forbidden by proper parents from hanging out at the Globe Theater.
In such cases I was forced to repeat the words or sentences, sometimes for hours, until I felt the proper ring in my own voice.
She gave him his love of music and schooled him in all the proper ways a noble man should behave.
Two hoofs and a nose should be the proper presentation.
He had men posted at the various entrances and assured them no one without proper identification would pass.
A monastic library was the proper place for this gentle emotional dreamer, who clung so fondly to the ancient traditions.
In the Roman Church the alb is now reckoned as one of the vestments proper to the sacrifice of the Mass.
It is now known, however, that they were true Arabs - as the proper names on their inscriptions show - who had come under Aramaic influence.
S is the head of the micrometer screw proper, s that of the screw moving the slide to which the so-called " fixed web " is attached, s' that of a screw which moves the eyepiece E.
The tomb proper was no doubt covered with a mound of earth, which has in most cases disappeared.
At that time many were in serious disrepair, but most of them have been greatly improved by the construction of proper regulators and sluices.
Finally she got up from the table and went through the motion of picking seaweed and shells, and splashing in the water, holding up her skirts higher than was proper under the circumstances.
Then it is beautiful to observe with what patience, sweetness, and perseverance Helen endeavours to bring the unruly fingers of her little friend into proper position.
Why doesn't he get the proper equipment and run it like a modern ranch?
If he's honestly interested in me, he can come courting the proper way.
Not providing his brother a proper burial—the burial of a king!—had sickened him.
When the dreaded exit occurred, it happened so quickly and unexpectedly that there was no time for proper good-byes—if such biddings exist.
The exhausted couple stopped at a service station to fill the tires to their proper level.
Darkyn had no intention of going easy on her, even if it was her first lesson in the proper behavior expected of a demon's blood slave.
If A'Ran had mated with a proper nishani, we'd not be losing this war.
Mick, the ice climber, interrupted them before Dean could think up a proper reply.
Though the controversy went on, its most important result had already been achieved in the silencing of Convocation, for that body, though it had just "seemed to be settling down to its proper work in dealing with the real exigencies of the church" when the Hoadly dispute arose, did not meet again for the despatch of business for nearly a century and a half.
They are the starfish proper, and have the typical genus Asterias.
The common mushroom (Agaricus campestris) is propagated by spores, the fine black dust seen to be thrown off when a mature specimen is laid on white paper or a white dish; these give rise to what is known as the "spawn" or mycelium, which consists of whitish threads permeating dried dung or similar substances, and which, when planted in a proper medium, runs through the mass, and eventually develops the fructification known as the mushroom.
Such explanation of physical phenomena is the main problem of Descartes, and it goes on encroaching upon territories once supposed proper to the mind.
Pericles may now have hoped to resume his aggressive policy in Greece Proper, but the events of the following years completely disillusioned him.
As soon as Nicholas entered in his hussar uniform, diffusing around him a fragrance of perfume and wine, and had uttered the words "better late than never" and heard them repeated several times by others, people clustered around him; all eyes turned on him, and he felt at once that he had entered into his proper position in the province--that of a universal favorite: a very pleasant position, and intoxicatingly so after his long privations.
He held her hand and returned it to its proper place.
It wasn't proper to think of such things, but it was certainly enjoyable.
When they danced, they were careful to maintain the proper distance.
Hefting the saddle to its proper place, she released the horses in their separate pastures.
Denton cultured his grace and worked at presenting the proper image.
The whole genus is parasitical, and contains about twenty species, widely distributed in the warmer parts of the old world; but only the mistletoe proper is a native of Europe.
The office of reason is to give a true and distinct appreciation of the values of goods and evils; or firm and determinate judgments touching the knowledge of good and evil are our proper arms against the influence of the passions.3 We are free, therefore, through knowledge: ex magna lute in intellectu sequitur magna propensio in voluntate, and omnis peccans est ignorans.
At first, joining to Cimon's antiPersian ambitions and Themistocles' schemes of Western expansion a new policy of aggression on the mainland, he endeavoured to push forward Athenian power in every direction, and engaged himself alike in Greece Proper, in the Levant and in Sicily.
- Orlanais (Orlanais proper, Gtinais, Dunois).
The unhealthiness of the city is chiefly due to want of proper drainage, impure drinkingwater, miasma from the disturbed rubbish heaps, and contaminated dust from the uncleansed roads and streets.
The people of Mangaboo now formed themselves into a procession and marched toward the glass city to escort their new ruler to her palace and to perform those ceremonies proper to the occasion.
They are no bigger than mice, and I'm sure mice are proper for me to eat.
She said Katie was very sweet indeed, but sadly in need of proper instruction.
She knows four hundred words besides numerous proper nouns.
There is actually no place in this village for a work of fine art, if any had come down to us, to stand, for our lives, our houses and streets, furnish no proper pedestal for it.
Those conveniences which the student requires at Cambridge or elsewhere cost him or somebody else ten times as great a sacrifice of life as they would with proper management on both sides.
I sometimes found the name of his native parish handsomely written in the snow by the highway, with the proper French accent, and knew that he had passed.
Give this letter to Michael Ilarionovich. * I have written that he should make use of you in proper places and not keep you long as an adjutant: a bad position!
There's no proper order! said the soldiers.
Read the Scriptures, but without proper feeling.
Metivier, who came in the morning with his felicitations, considered it proper in his quality of doctor de forcer la consigne, * as he told Princess Mary, and went in to see the prince.
Prince Andrew did not think it proper to write and challenge Kuragin.
Mademoiselle Bourienne took from her reticule a proclamation (not printed on ordinary Russian paper) of General Rameau's, telling people not to leave their homes and that the French authorities would afford them proper protection.
You shall receive proper pay for your work.
No, I simply think there is a proper way to do things, and humans have a habit of doing what pleases them at the moment, not what is best for the future.
The proper term is 'gay'.
Lieutenant Anderson's response sounded more like an apology for being unable to locate two pillars of the community than a proper description of the two as a couple of leg-breaking punks.
Fred asked after a proper moment of silence.
Douglas was buried in the church of the Savoy, where a monumental brass (removed from its proper site after the fire in 1864) still records his death and interment.
Should be without a proper expansion joint.
The situation of the town proper, on a small triangular islet only connected with the mainland by three moles and bridges at the angles, has always rendered its fortification comparatively easy, and down to 1873 it was a fortress of the first rank.
Many rules of etiquette govern the proper conduct of the chopsticks; laying them across the bowl is a sign that the guest wishes to leave the table; they are not used during a time of mourning, when food is eaten with the fingers; and various methods of handling them form a secret code of signalling.
All our Concord waters have two colors at least; one when viewed at a distance, and another, more proper, close at hand.
The proper distance was maintained - and proper was the operative word.
If his family had lived in the United States for centuries, why didn't they learn to speak proper English?
Mr. Cade: I'm sorry to leave you like this without proper notice, but I simply couldn't stay any longer.
A proper family, possibly?