civility (n.) Old form(s): Ciuilitie, ciuility , ciuillitie
civilized conduct, courteous behaviour, good manners
AYL II.vii.94[Duke Senior to Orlando] in civility thou seemest so empty
AYL II.vii.97[Orlando to Duke Senior] the show / Of smooth civility
MV II.ii.182[Gratiano to Bassanio] If I do not ... / Use all the observance of civility
MW IV.ii.25[Mistress Page to Mistress Ford, of Ford] any madness I ever yet beheld seemed but tameness, civility, and patience to this his distemper he is in now
Oth I.i.132[Roderigo to Brabantio] from the sense of all civility
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