Lexicographical Neighbors of Respectableness
Literary usage of Respectableness
Below you will find example usage of this term as found in modern and/or classical literature:
1. The British Essayists by James Ferguson (1823)
"X. The respectableness of the Clergy. It seems probable, at first sight, that an order of men who devote themselves entirely to the instruction of their ..."
2. The Fool of Quality: Or, The History of Henry, Earl of Moreland by Henry Brooke (1839)
"I also knew, that, in former ages, a great number of publics had been affected with the very malady that now possesses your respectableness, and yet had ..."
3. The Prairie: A Tale by James Fenimore Cooper (1898)
"... apart in a tone of admonition and confidence; "much has passed atween us on the pleasures and respectableness of a life in the woods or on the borders. ..."
4. Library of Southern Literature by Edwin Anderson Alderman, Joel Chandler Harris, Charles William Kent (1909)
""He did n't dare be anythin' but respectable; 't was that respectableness that wore me out with Marcus Wetherford! I most deceived myself tryin' to make ..."