At least there was a cynical indecorum in this violent disrobing of the landscape.
[Wilmot had meanwhile become rector of North Okenham, in Essex]; and in his Dedication to the Societies of the Inner and Middle Temples, he speaks of the censure which might be cast upon him from the indecorum of publishing a dramatic work arising from his calling.
By the way, I must take the Liberty to observe that I did not see any one who is usually so full of Civilities at Church, offer at any such Indecorum during any Part of the Action of the Play.
Afterward, when, running to its height, this spirit showed in behavior that raised misgivings among the scrupulous and orderly that would not let them any longer be wholly amused; and came near betraying her, or actually did betray her, into indecorums beyond excuse or countenance, Leslie had felt the harm, and begun to shrink away.
The modest look, the castigated grace, The gentle movement, and slow-measured pace, For which her lovers died, her parents prayed, Are indecorums with the modern maid.