Her deportment is excellent as are her mental powers, and her desire for knowledge is an incentive to all in the school.
You like to be prim and neat, and to be good in deportment and ahead in your studies.
We sanctify God before others when our deportment is such as invites and encourages others to glorify and honour him; both are required, Lev. x.
Those are truly honourable, and those only, in place of power and trust, who make conscience of their duty, and whose deportment is agreeable to their preferment.
Woman, with her instinct of behavior, instantly detects in man a love of trifles, any coldness or imbecility, or, in short, any want of that large, flowing, and magnanimous deportment, which is indispensable as an exterior in the hall.
Not thus uniform and quiet in their deportment were the human creatures assembled at Waynesville, but, on the contrary, variety and noise were their prevailing characteristics.
Her deportment was the subject of reams of scurrility in prose and verse: it lowered her in the opinion of some whose esteem she valued; nor did the world know, till she was beyond the reach of praise and censure, that the conduct which had brought on her the reproach of levity and insensibility was really a signal instance of that perfect disinterestedness and selfdevotion of which man seems to be incapable, but which is sometimes found in woman.
As to my kindergarten teachers, Ms. Bave and Mrs. O'Leary, I remember two not-so-sweet old ladies who fussed a bit with my "deportment" and both, born about the time of Lincoln's assassination -- they were both in their 80's -- are lost in the mist of the past.