Now as I am called Lawman of this country, it would not be seemly for me to break the law by harbouring outlaws.
It is not seemly; moreover, notice must be given and arrangement made.
The seemly conduct of believers must be continuous, or it will fail of its effect.
Things may perhaps occur which it is not seemly your gentle eyes should witness.
Then was he ware of a seemly knight came riding against him all in white, with a covered shield.
Whether he was or not, he conceived that he had done the only seemly thing.
It is not seemly, that with the sword thou shouldst demand thy property of Fafnir.
"Between gentlemen it would not be seemly," Mr. Caryll agreed.
It is not seemly that people who have served the Morgans so long and faithfully should sleep in unmarked graves.
"Madam, this is not seemly," cried the second secretary, with awkward dignity.
"of pleasing or good appearance," also "proper, tasteful, decorous," early 13c., semlich, from Old Norse soemiligr "becoming, honorable," from soemr (see seem). Related: Seemliness. Cf. Old Norse soemleitr "fine to look at."