1 The change had been so gradual, the flouting of one small convention seeming to have no connection with the flouting of another, and none of them any connection with Rhett.
2 Every year Kennicott had talked of attending the American Medical Association convention, "and then afterwards we could do the East up brown."
3 Toward the end of July he proposed, "Say, the Beavers are holding a convention in Joralemon, street fair and everything."
4 If they did so, and their advice was followed persistently the convention would not need to petition the Legislature to repeal the law or raise money to file a suit.
5 reunion, or a hotel-keepers' convention, or an Afro-American business-men's banquet, or a Bible society picnic, Tommy Hinds would manage to get himself invited to explain the relations of Socialism to the subject in hand.
6 The ghost of convention rose to the surface, as a blush or a tear rises to the surface at the pressure of emotion; so the car touched his training.
7 He was only caught in the general, popular recoil of the young against convention and against any sort of real authority.
8 Women who had wildly adored him, and for his sake had braved all social censure and set convention at defiance, were seen to grow pallid with shame or horror if Dorian Gray entered the room.
9 If, however, the Emperor of Russia ratifies that convention, I will ratify it; but it is only a trick.
10 Lily had such an air of always getting what she wanted that she was used to being appealed to as an intermediary, and, relieved of her vague apprehension, she took refuge in the conventional formula.
11 During the interlude of music which succeeded the TABLEAUX, the actors had seated themselves here and there in the audience, diversifying its conventional appearance by the varied picturesqueness of their dress.
12 It was not that she had, in the conventional sense, any doubt of Mrs. Hatch's irreproachableness.
13 Nine o'clock was an early hour for a visit, but Selden had passed beyond all such conventional observances.
14 Think how much better you can criticize conventional customs if you yourself live up to them, scrupulously.
15 Their beauty shone out too boldly against a conventional background.